• 18 years old or older
• Very thirsty
• Urinating frequently
• Losing weight
• Extremely tired
Do You Have?
In some cases, there are no symptoms — this happens sometimes with type 2 diabetes.
• Blurry vision
• Tingling or numbness in your hands or feet
• Frequent skin, bladder, or gum infections
• Cuts or wounds that don't heal
In this case, people can live for months, even years without knowing they have the disease. This form of diabetes comes on so gradually that symptoms may not even be recognized.
Having family members with diabetes, being overweight or obese, having high cholesterol, having high blood pressure, women who developed diabetes while pregnant, and people who are not physically active.
The risk of developing diabetes also increases as people get older. People who are over 40 and overweight are more likely to develop diabetes.
Diabetes is more common among: Native Americans (American Indians), African Americans(Blacks),Hispanic Americans (Latinos), Asian Americans, or Pacific Islanders
You may be at risk for Type 2 Diabetes and
Oakwood Family Physicians
should talk to your doctor
If you want to have a screening and blood test at no cost to see if you have increased blood glucose (sugar), please contact Ashley at: