Do you know if you are at risk?

Visit your GP as soon as possible if you experience the main symptoms of diabetes, which include:

  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Urinating more frequently than usual, particularly at night
  • Feeling very tired
  • Weight loss and loss of muscle bulk
  • Itching around the penis or vagina, or frequent episodes of thrush
  • Cuts or wounds that heal slowly
  • Blurred vision

Type 1 diabetes can develop quickly over weeks or even days.

Many people have type 2 diabetes for years without realising because the early symptoms tend to be general.

Do you know what factors can effect the likelihood of you developing Diabetes? Answer the 9 question quiz to learn the effects and highlight any relevant risk factors.

Click here to visit the Diabetes UK page and take the test to find out if you’re at risk from type 2 diabetes

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