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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner
Wellness expert Donna Richardson

Warning Signs of Disease

Being in tune with your body is crucial in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Be on the lookout for these warning signs and consult a doctor if you are not feeling well.

Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes

Frequent urination (in large quantities)
Excessive thirst
Extreme hunger
Rapid weight loss
Fatigue (weak and tired)
Irritability and mood changes
Nausea and vomiting
High amounts of sugar in the blood and/or urine

Warning Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

Blurred vision
Tingling or numbness in the legs, feet or fingers
Frequent infections of the skin
Recurring skin, gum or urinary tract infections
Itching of skin and/or genitals
Slow healing of cuts and bruises
Any of the symptoms listed under Type I diabetes

Warning Signs of Heart Disease

Chest pain (angina)
Shortness of breath
Swelling (edema) in the legs and feet
Pain in the legs with walking (claudication)
High blood pressure and high blood cholesterol

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