Make your own free website on

Vtla Kaliseji - Native American Diabetes Resources

Home | News and Updates on Vtla Kaliseji | Current Native American Diabetes News | Diabetes Scientific/Research News | FAA Regulations on Traveling with Diabetic Equipment | Online Resources | Native Americans and Diabetes - The Facts | Diabetes Prevention: Native Roots Article | Lowering The Risk Of Type II Diabetes | Warning Signs for Diabetes | Who Is At Risk/Prevention | Hypoglycemia | Hyperglycemia | Compulsive Overeating And Diabetes | Alcoholism and Diabetes | The Diabetic's Food Pyramid | Diabetes and Heart Disease | Pneumonia Shot/Flu Shot | Diabetic Eye Care | Diabetic Foot Care | Diabetic Skin Care | Sweet Tooth? | Holiday Dessert Recipes | About Me | FAQs About Vtla Kaliseji | Samuel Lancaster Memorial | An Open Appeal To Our Elders | My Information Sources
Warning Signs for Diabetes

This list of warning signs for diabetes was taken from several sources and is not a self-diagnosis list by any means. Nonetheless, if you have more than one of these, for peace of mind, ask your physician about a glucose test.

Warning Signs for Diabetes:

Frequent urination.

Frequent or excessive thirst.

Slow-healing cuts and bruises.

Numbness or tingling in hands and arms or legs and feet.



Frequent infections.


Unintended weight loss.

Source: The Diabetes Carbohydrate and Calorie Counter, by Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., R.D., and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R. D.

Some people do not exhibit any symptoms at all for diabetes. Sometimes, as in my case, the disease is found when the doctor is looking for something else. But many diabetics exhibit one or more of the above symptoms.