To check yourself for diabetes, run through a list of symptoms:
If you suspect Diabetes:
High blood glucose cause symptoms like frequency of urination, increased appetite, increased thirst, weight loss, easy fatigability, blurred vision, dryness of skin, recurrent yeast infections
If you suspect Diabetes Type 1: Above mentioned symptoms occurring in a child can be a clue to type 1 diabetes. Sometimes with very high glucose in type 1 diabetes, stomach pain, nausea and vomiting, shortness of breath and drowsiness can occur, a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis.
If you suspect Diabetes Type 2: Type 2 diabetes can remain silent and is often detected during a routine health check up. If the blood glucose levels are high, the above mentioned symptoms can also occur in type 2 diabetes.
If you have any of these symptoms, contact your doctor.