Signs of Type 2 diabetes
Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Type 2 diabetes may include:
List of 63
Type 2 diabetes Symptoms
Note that Type 2 diabetes symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient,
but the phrase Type 2 diabetes signs may often refer to those signs
that are only noticable by a doctor.
Signs or Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes:
Diabetes Overview: NIDDK (Excerpt)
The symptoms of type 2 diabetes develop gradually. They are not as
sudden in onset as in type 1 diabetes. Some people have no symptoms.
Symptoms may include fatigue or nausea, frequent urination, unusual
thirst, weight loss, blurred vision, frequent infections, and slow healing
of wounds or sores. (Source: excerpt from Diabetes Overview: NIDDK)
Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK (Excerpt)
Many people have no signs or symptoms. Symptoms can also be so mild
that you might not even notice them. Five million people in the United
States have type 2 diabetes and do not know it. Here is what to look
- increased thirst
- increased hunger
- increased urination, especially at night
- weight loss
- blurred vision
- sores that do not heal
Sometimes people have symptoms but do not suspect diabetes. They delay
scheduling a checkup because they do not feel sick. Many people do not
find out they have the disease until they have diabetes complications,
such as blurry vision or heart trouble. It is important to find out early
if you have diabetes because treatment can prevent damage to the body from
diabetes. (Source: excerpt from Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK)
Diabetes: NWHIC (Excerpt)
The symptoms of type 2 diabetes develop gradually and are not as
noticeable as in type 1 diabetes. Symptoms include feeling tired or ill,
frequent urination (especially at night), unusual thirst, weight loss,
blurred vision, frequent infections, and slow healing of sores. (Source: excerpt from Diabetes: NWHIC)
Diabetes: NWHIC (Excerpt)
People with type 2 diabetes often do not have symptoms, but you might
have one or more of these signs:
being very thirsty
feeling very hungry or tired
losing weight without trying
having sores that are slow to heal
having dry, itchy skin
having tingling or numbness in the feet or hands
having blurred vision.
(Source: excerpt from Diabetes: NWHIC
Dealing With Diabetes -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA (Excerpt)
Some people with diabetes feel "run down" or have symptoms that
may go unrecognized. Others have symptoms such as feeling thirsty,
urinating frequently, losing weight, feeling tired, having blurred
vision, getting skin infections, and having slow healing cuts and
bruises. These problems should be reported to a doctor right
away. (Source: excerpt from Dealing With Diabetes -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)
More Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes:
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What are the signs of Type 2 diabetes?
The phrase "signs of Type 2 diabetes" should, strictly speaking,
refer only to those signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes that are not readily apparent to the patient.
The word "symptoms of Type 2 diabetes" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Type 2 diabetes.
The signs and symptom information on this page
attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes.
This medical information about signs and symptoms for Type 2 diabetes has been gathered
from various sources,
may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Type 2 diabetes signs or Type 2 diabetes symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Type 2 diabetes symptoms.