8. What are the common symptoms of diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes - the symptoms are usually severe and sudden:
  • Increased thirst
  • Dry mouth
  • Frequent urination
  • Weight loss
  • Feeling weak and tired
  • Blurred vision
Type 2 diabetes - the symptoms can build up over time and can go unnoticed for a long time. They included:
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow healing wounds
  • Itchy skin
  • Yeast infections like vaginal thrush
  • Dry mouth
  • In ceased frequency of urination
  • Weakness and feeling tired

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