November 17, 2020
If you haven’t been tested for diabetes lately, you may be tempting fate. More than 30 million adults have diabetes, and one in four have no idea, which means the problem is only getting worse. If you assume you’d notice warning signs of diabetes, think again. Symptoms are usually so subtle that patients miss them entirely. Here are three important reasons to make an appointment with a nurse practitioner or other health care provider to get tested for diabetes ASAP:
Diagnosing and treating diabetes early reduces the risk of serious complications, like heart disease, stroke, blindness and kidney failure, so don’t wait to take a simple test to see where you stand!