According to the “express” site, we review the first symptoms that indicate a high blood sugar level.
In the absence of insulin, the body begins to break down fat cells for energy, but this process produces an acid (known as ketones) as a byproduct.
Constant itching is a lesser known symptom of diabetes and is caused by nerve damage.
The high blood sugar content has a direct effect on the body’s nerve fibers, and not in a good way.
Nerve damage usually affects the hands and feet, but can actually develop in any part of the body.
As a result, the body’s natural reaction is to start itching in areas affected by nerve damage.
The medical site warned that a high blood sugar level could reduce the flow of saliva into the mouth.
While it is normal to experience a dry mouth occasionally, you should talk to a doctor if it continues to occur, for no apparent reason.
Type 2 diabetics can develop some type of sexual dysfunction, including impotence.
This is due to a high level of sugar in the blood, which damages the blood vessels that carry blood to the penis.