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Should I talk to my doctor about my diabetes symptoms?

If you are experiencing any symptoms related to diabetes, you should speak to your doctor. You cannot prevent Type 1 diabetes, but it is possible to delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes with diagnosis and treatment. You should be tested if someone in your immediate family has been diagnosed with this condition. It is also a good idea to be tested if you have other risk factors, such as being overweight or inactive.

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