Recognise the symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

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
  • 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.

Clink Button to find out your risk

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.

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.