• 20/02/2024 17:13

What skin symptoms clearly indicate prediabetes: the doctor said what to look for

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Medicalanswers reported this information, reports URA-Inform.  

The doctor noted that a slight excess of normal blood sugar levels is considered a condition of prediabetes. He also listed the symptoms that may signal it.

“This includes the appearance of skin problems — its dryness (especially on the elbows), the formation of dark spots in the area of ​​​​contact with clothing (on the neck, in the armpits, under the mammary glands). If this is accompanied by fatigue, weakness, thirst, dry mouth, constant feeling of hunger, you need to see a doctor as soon as possible,” he explained.

He also recalled that among the risk factors for prediabetes : excess weight, age after 45 years, hypertension, hereditary predisposition.

“Pay attention to your waist size — more than 94 cm in men and more than 80 cm in women is a dangerous condition,” — the specialist warned.

We recall that it was previously reported that the signs of an approaching heart attack were named: cardiologists said that this should alert you.

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