Dietitians are commonly referred to provide MNT to people with diabetes, and often see significant improvement in their symptoms and quality of life. Some of the signs and symptoms of diabetes include:
- Excessive thirst (Polydipsia)
- Frequent Urination (Polyuria)
- Excessive Hunger (Polyphagia)
- Fatigue or irritability
- Dry Skin
- Blurry Vision
- Numbness or tingling in the feet or hands (Neuropathy)
- Frequent infections
If you are experiencing any of these conditions, we encourage you to contact your physician so they can determine if you can be diagnosed with diabetes.
If you have diabetes or have a patient with diabetes, we strongly recommend referring for a dietitian to help better manage blood sugars and meet nutritional goals.