Borderline Diabetes Research Paper

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Lucky for some, they were able to experience signs and symptoms that made them aware of a developing disease such as diabetes. When diabetes develops, it does not do it overnight. There are certain key signs and symptoms that will make you realize you are on the verge of developing the disease. These borderline diabetes symptoms will help you prevent the impending disaster brought about by the illness.
Knowing what these prediabetes symptoms are is very important because it will help you deal with it better than anyone else who doesn’t. If you observed these symptoms happening on yourself, do not hesitate to call on your health care provider and seek immediate help.
What is borderline diabetes?
Borderline diabetes refers to the medical condition
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however, this insulin is less effective in the removal of sugar frm your blood stream due to insulin resistance. If there is insulin resistance, your blood sugar levels will remain high causing a borderline state.
Borderline diabetes symptoms – things you should be aware of
Though many patients may not experience borderline diabetes symptoms, those few who may experience it will have the following signs and symptoms:
1. Sexual dysfunction. Sexual dysfunction is common among people with elevated sugar levels. Though this is not a general sign of prediabetes, the increased blood sugar levels in the blood will cause dryness on the genital area and will make sex uncomfortable.
2. Numbness of hands and feet. Even if you do not have diabetes yet, long periods of increased blood sugar levels may damage your nervous system which will lead to decrease in the sensation of your hands and feet. You may also feel some tingling and numbness which is often referred to as
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Weight changes. Weight changes are most often related to tyoe 1 diabetes. But it is still one of the prediabetes symptoms that you need to look out for. If you geel that you are losing weight and your are feeling hungry most of the time, visit your doctor and have yourself checked for diabetes.
4. Presence of rash. You ay experience a brown to black hyper pigmentation on the skin called acanthosis nigricans. This is a benign condition which is often associated with obese patients experiencing insulin resistance. Once the blood sugar levels are controlled, these rash may gradually improve.
5. Hunger pangs. You will feel hungry all the time when you have borderline diabetes because your body is becoming resistant to insulin. Sugar will not enter your cells making them undernourished and lead you to eat more even if you have just finished eating.
6. Polydipsia and polyuria. These two are the medical terms used for increased thirst and increased urination, respectively. Polydipsia and polyuria goes together because elevated blood sugars will cause your kidney to filter out the sugar in the bloodstream. Sugar will be removed through frequent urination (polydipsia). Since water is also exreted everytime you pass out urine, you will feel thirsty most of the time and if your fluids will not be replenished, you will ultimately suffer from

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