Do you have diabetes? Rapid screening test can tell if you do - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

Do you have diabetes? Rapid screening test can tell you

Posted: Updated:
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Diabetes is known as a typically a lifelong (chronic) disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood.

Dr. Jill Schuermann of The Christ Hospital will give a demonstration of a rapid screening test for diabetes on Wednesday's FOX19 Morning News at 8:15 a.m.

Common symptoms of diabetes from the American Diabetes Association:

  • Urinating often
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Feeling very hungry - even though you are eating
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  • Weight loss - even though you are eating more (type 1)
  • Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2)

More information: http://www.diabetes.org

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

West Ferguson Street
Tyler, TX 75702

FCC Public File
publicfile@kltv.com
903-597-5588
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KLTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.