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What are the symptoms of diabetes?

Answer: 

Symptoms of diabetes include:

  • Sudden vision changes
  • Very dry skin
  • Feeling tired all the time
  • Extreme hunger
  • Excessive thirst
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Tingling or numb feet or fingers
  • Sores that are slow to heal
  • Frequent urination
  • More infections than usual

Experiencing any of these symptoms doesn't necessarily mean you have diabetes, but it's worth consulting your doctor.

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