Diabetes Symptoms: Early Warning Signs Of Diabetes For Seniors

No excessive thirst and hunger

No excessive thirst and hunger – 12Healthy.com

Since they are not losing extra water from their urine, they are less likely to feel thirst. Additionally, senior patients often have an altered thirst and hunger mechanism. In other words, the metabolic signals their bodies send to the brain are altered, and they do not feel thirsty or hungry as younger patients do, even if they are dehydrated.