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Symptoms of Diabetes

Friday, August 01, 2014

Learn the symptoms of diabetes. If you're exhibiting any of the following symptoms, contact your doctor and make an appointment to have your blood glucose levels checked.

sores that heal slowly

Sores That Heal Slowly

In one study by the University of Warwick, researchers found that receptors that recognize infection become ‘blind’ when glucose levels rise in the blood. The high glucose effectively inhibits the normal working process of the immune system. This slows the work of white blood cells and essentially the normal healing process.

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