Is numbness in the hands (dormencia nas mãos), a warning sign of diabetes?

Are you waking up every morning with tingling in the hand (formigamento nas mãos) or numbness in feet while you try to sit down? If your answer is in the affirmative, then you can be sure that you have become a diabetic patient. The other common words used to refer this situation include phrases like loss of sensation, paresthesias, neuropathy, sensory loss, restless leg syndrome etc.

Type 2 diabetes is a gradually developing condition and as such, many people are not aware that they are patients even though they were suffering from it for a sufficiently long period of time. Below mentioned symptoms are enough to conclude that you are under the influence of type 2 diabetes
• Blurry vision
• Constant tingling
• Constant numbness
• Frequent urination
• Irritability
• Increased fatigue
• Unusual weight loss
As the numbness in the hands (dormencia nas mãos) felt as a result of neuropathy is so severe that it makes the person feel like that, his hands or feet are sleeping. This is the reason for not detecting this condition as decease by the persons who suffer from similar feelings. Once you start doubting that you have some sort of neuropathy (neuropatia), it is better to consult a physician immediately and undergo the treatment prescribed by him until he says that you are completely free and no need to worry at all. Numbness or tingling is a condition in which you do not sense when something touches your body. So do not hesitate to consult the doctor if you find some of the above. If any of the following conditions are noticed please consult your doctor immediately and act according to his advice.

1. Once you see a rash on your body
2. You have numbness or tingling that mimics sleeping of your hands or feet.
3. Numbness or tingling are felt around your wrists or fingers
4. You feel some pain in your forearms, fingers or neck
5. You frequently feel like urinating.

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