Diabetes is a metabolic disease characterized by loss of control over blood sugar levels. Since the symptoms of diabetes develop over a period of time, they could go unnoticed for months or even years.

Early detection and treatment of the condition can have a profound impact on your long-term health. However, a three-year delay in diagnosis could up your risk of heart disease by 29 percent.

Take this quiz to know if you are experiencing the early symptoms of diabetes to get timely treatment.

Armed with a PhD in Alternative Medicine, a graduate degree in Biotechnology, an MSc, and an MBA in Clinical Research and Clinical Pharmacology, Dr Jonathan is a certified practitioner of Alternative Medicine and is actively involved in patient education initiatives. He is also the author of the bestselling book, Outsmart Diabetes. Dr Jonathan loves to share his passion for herbs and other alternative medicinal practices with others through his writing.