Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
164 Doctors are Online

How would i know if i am a Diabetic?

i am 16 years old and have a history of diabetes in the family. I am just wondering what are the signs that i might have it, what are some tall tale signals??
Asked On : Sun, 20 Dec 2009
Answers:  4 Views:  554
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Yes definitely there is a considerable risk of you developing diabetes. Symptoms of diabetes- thirst, increased urination, hungry and weight loss.

Answered: Sun, 27 Mar 2011
I find this answer helpful
Diabetologist Dr. Balachandra .G's  Response
first of all u have not mentioned rur both parents diabetic if both are diabetic chances are about 90% if one is an diabetic it is about 40-50% symptoms are weight loss without diet,increased thirst,increased hunger,increased urination ,.increased infections delay in wound healing ,skin infections itching,and age after 30 years try to get urself fbs,ppbs every year once ,to avoid ideal body weight and good eating habits
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
I find this answer helpful
  Anonymous's Response

The main symptoms of diabetes include excess thirst, hunger and incresaed frequency of urination. Other symptoms can include blurry vision, numbness. If you have any of these visit your doctor immediately. Also the chances that you will get diabetes is more if it runs in your family.

Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
  Anonymous's Response

Nah, im 15, with T1 and no one has diabetes in my family, absolutely no one.

Answered: Thu, 18 Mar 2010
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor