While there is no cure for diabetes, it is possible to reverse the symptoms of diabetes. In many cases, a man with prediabetes can make lifestyle changes and avoid diagnoses of type 2 diabetes. It is also possible to reverse type 2 diabetes if it is detected soon enough. While the man will still be a diabetic, he will not have to take oral medication or insulin injections. He will also still be at a slightly higher risk for complications associated with diabetes such as heart disease, eye problems, kidney problems, and other diseases and conditions. However, if the man takes proper care of himself he can lower the risk even more.
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Early Signs of Diabetes in Men
Luckily, diabetes is not a disease that comes on suddenly, there are warning signs. The most common early warning signs of diabetes include, frequent need to urinate, increase in thirst, rapid weight loss, blurry vision, rash or itching skin that can result in an infection, frequent tingling sensation in the hands and feet, exhaustion, or tiring easily. Early signs that a doctor may detect is glucose in a urine sample and in a higher than normal amount of glucose in a blood sample. Even one or two of these early symptoms can indicate diabetes unless there is a logical explanation of course; a man who is working two jobs may be exhausted. It helps to know your body and know what is normal and what is not.
If a man is experiencing any of the early signs of diabetes, he needs to visit the doctor. A urine sample and blood sample along with the symptoms will be enough for the doctor to make a diagnosis of prediabetes, type 2 diabetes or something else such as stress. The best way to prevent diabetes is eat a healthy well balanced diet and exercise regularly. People who are over weight or obese with sedentary lifestyles have been linked to diabetes. Take the time to take care of yourself and visit your doctor.