How good is your eyesight? The ‘weird’ hidden sign of diabetes revealed

Diabetes is a common condition that affects more than four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of cases are caused by type 2 diabetes. The condition may be caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin, or the body not reacting to insulin. Without enough of the hormone, the body struggles to convert sugar in the blood into useable energy. You could be at risk of high blood sugar if your eyesight seems to be getting better, it’s been revealed.

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The Joint Chiropractic

If you’ve got poor eyesight, a sudden improvement could be a warning sign of diabetes, according to The Joint Chiropractic.

High blood sugar causes fluid levels in your eyes to change, and these fluctuations can impact your eyesight.

You should speak to a doctor if your eyesight seems to be getting better, it warned.

“You may not experience the more common symptoms of type 2 diabetes like numb feet or hands, endless trips to the bathroom, or insatiable thirst.

“However, that might not mean you're out of the woods. There are some lesser known signs that may indicate blood sugar problems.

“Sudden improvement of eyesight isn't necessarily a good thing. Diabetes causes fluid levels in your body to change.

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: High blood sugar signsDiabetes type 2 symptoms: High blood sugar signs include good eyesight (Image: GETTY Images)

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