Although symptoms for those with diabetes vary drastically from person to person there are 10 key signs that should not be ignored.
Needing the toilet more often than normal
Many dismiss an increased need to go to the loo as simply an effect of getting older.
But needing to urinate more often is a common symptom of diabetes and it should not be shrugged off lightly.
The average person should urinate four to seven times a day, if you need to go to the toilet more often, this might be a sign your kidneys are working overtime to flush high levels of sugar from your blood.