You don’t have to have all these symptoms to have Diabetes but any one or combination of them should prompt you to have a glucose (blood sugar) test done with your GP or Pharmacist.
- Being very thirsty
- EXCESSIVE URINATION
- Blurry vision
- Being irritable
- Tingling or numbness in your hands and feet
- Feeling worn out
- Wounds that don’t heal
- Yeast infections that keep coming back
- Some people may show no symptoms
You can find out your risk of type 2 diabetes now. It only takes a few minutes.
Before you use the tool to find out your risk, you need to take a few measurements:
Your waist size: Use this link to measure it correctly. https://www.diabetes.ie/what-is-prediabetes/
Your height: Centimetres or Feet & inches
Your weight: Kilograms or Stones & Pounds
Only a healthcare professional can diagnosis pre-diabetes by doing laboratory blood tests. Arrange with your family doctor to have a health check if you are not already having regular check-ups. In the meantime, protect your current health by staying physically active, eating a healthy diet and thereby maintaining a healthy weight.