Diabetes Symptoms Quiz – 10 Questions To Detect Diabetes

Use this diabetes symptoms quiz to help you evaluate the likelihood that you have the disease. Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, is a serious condition that affects over 170 million people worldwide yet because symptoms can develop gradually over time and be subtle in nature the disease is often overlooked.

In fact, "In the United States alone, more than 6 million people don't recognize diabetes symptoms, making them unaware that they have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association."

Diabetes symptoms quiz

This quiz is intended to help you evaluate your health and shine a light on the possibility that you may have the disease. The quiz is educational in nature and a true diagnosis can only be confirmed through a visit to your doctor.

Answer the following 10 questions of the diabetes symptoms quiz with a “yes” or “no” answer.

  1. Does your mother, father or a sibling have diabetes?
  2. Are you a member of a higher risk race including African American, Native American, Hispanic or Asian?
  3. Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure or hypertension?
  4. Are you overweight?
  5. Are you sedentary (i.e. you have a job that requires little physical activity, you do not exercise regularly)?
  6. Have you recently experienced an increase in thirst or urination?
  7. Have you recently experienced an on-going feeling of fatigue or weakness?
  8. Have you recently lost weight without taking weight loss measures such as diet or exercise?
  9. Have you recently experienced blurred vision?
  10. Do you have cuts or bruises that seem to heal very slowly?

This diabetes symptoms quiz is for educational purposes only and evaluates the presence of risk factors and symptoms in your life. If you answered “yes” to more than 4 of the 10 questions you should consult your doctor for testing.

Diabetes is a serious condition that if left untreated can lead to health complications including heart and blood vessel disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure or loss of limbs. If you answered “yes” to less than 4 questions yet still have concerns about your health consult your doctor.


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