Common symptoms are: * Swinging from light-headed before meals to groggy afterwards, more so than most people. * Bruises and cuts take longer to heal. * Frequent thirst. * Frequent urination that smells weird. * Breath that smells like fruit salad or nail polish remover
The only real way to be sure is to get a blood glucose test. Many drugstores have clinics and health fairs where you can often get that done for free. But if your blood glucose results look off from normal, you'll definitely need to se a doctor.
Fasting blood glucose test is what my doctor uses to test me. It was 95 last time so that is normal. . If you are asking about symptoms, things like blurry vision & being thirsty most of the time are common.
take your blood sugar. If its high good chances you are. Symptoms are high blood sugar, drowsiness, thirsty all the time, cranky, loss of appetite, frequent urinating, eventually if not treated throwing up due to high blood sugar levels, then coma. If you think you are get to your doctor and get screened. Diabetes is a very serious disease but with proper care you can live with it. I have type 1. I was 4 when they found it. I was in a coma by the time I was admitted in the hospital. Its been 28 years. I have 3 healthy children. Other than taking care of my sugars im in tip top health.
Run, Don't Walk, to get a diabetes blood test. Stop the sweets & sugar drinks until you know. The test is immediate if ANYONE with a meter will test you. People carry them around with them. Just ask. And get that blood test.
Fatigue, very thirsty all the time, frequent urination, hunger, lose of weight, sweet smell on breath, Don't mess around with these symptoms get the correct diagnosis from your Dr. Diabetes can be treated.