Hidden diabetes symptoms and signs

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hidden diabetes symptomsa Hidden (or latent) diabetes, usually occurs without symptoms and signs. With this disorder, don't feel any changes in the body, and, therefore, does not appeal to doctors. Yet, to identify latent diabetes using special tests on the tolerance to carbohydrates. For example, GTT (glucose tolerance test). Characteristic a symptom of latent diabetes in this case the value is above 120 mg fasting and above 200 mg after meals. This test is that the patient initially measure glucose levels on an empty stomach, and then give 75g of glucose diluted in 200 ml of water.

In the period of latent diabetes in humans, things start to change. In a healthy person due to the kidney to filter all the sugar and glucose remain in the body and not excreted in the urine, but if the sugar exceeds the norm, the filter starts to miss it. Therefore, a person suffering from such form of diabetes, can determine a disease by analyzing urine. There are special test strips. If the blood sugar is minimal, the doctors were telling the renal threshold.

However, this disease has symptoms that a person may simply not notice or not be considered dangerous. The first sign that the body begins to be exposed to pathogenic microorganisms, and this leads to skin dryness and slight flaking that sometimes there may be slight itching. Second symptom of latent diabetes - there is a dry mouth and the feeling of constant thirst. The third prisacom are weight problems. Diabetes does not always lead to obesity, sometimes, especially in the early stages, the patient begins to lose weight dramatically. Fourthly, urination becomes more frequent. With all these symptoms in humans also increases appetite, which is not alarming since it is considered that a good appetite is an indicator of good health. These symptoms do not always manifest themselves in the complex, and sometimes may be missing completely.

Summing up, it is important to note that, as a hidden diabetes occurs without obvious symptoms, and to detect and diagnose by a doctor using special tests the body. Early detection of this disease can minimize the risk of its development and transition in a more severe form.