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How quickly does diabetes develop?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Diabetes, at least the most common kind, tends to creep up on its victims over a period of many years. The high blood sugar caused by diabetes makes you feel like crap, but you probably don’t even know it yet because the changes happen so slowly, a little bit at a time. It is so gradual that you chalked up your symptoms to getting older, being busier than usual, or being stressed out. Diabetes typically doesn’t get diagnosed until after you’ve been feeling terrible for quite a while.
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