Blacks and diabetes: Signs and symptoms

Diabetes is a major killer of blacks. Many Africans Americans including Halle Berry, former Miss America and “Desperate Housewives” star Vanessa Williams, Damon Dash and comedian-actor Anthony Anderson have the disease. Although diabetes can often be detected by carrying out a urine test, which determines whether excess glucose is present, many people often have diabetes and are completely unaware that the have it. Mainly because the symptoms, when seen on their own, appear to be harmless. Here is a list of six common signs that one may have diabetes.



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