Symptoms Of Type 2 Diabetes

Symptoms Of  Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops symptoms over a longer period of time and therefore Type 2 diabetes makes no complaints for long time. Therefore it remains undetected for long time. Type 2 diabetes is only detected when it has already triggered consequences, such as a stroke or heart attack.

Typical symptoms are following

Frequent Urination

Diabetics faces problem of frequent urination. The excess glucose is excreted in the urine (called Renal threshold). The sugary urine draws more water than normal urine.

Strong Thirst Feelings

An increased urination may lead to water shortage as a result affected persons have strong thirst feeling.

Dry Or Itchy Skin

Dry or itchy skin is one of the first sign of diabetes. Skin become dry because the body excretes sugar in the urine.


A Diabetes patients feel tired. Because Glucose level in patient’s blood is low.

Weight Loss

In some causes patient faces the problem of weight loss. Because sufficent sugar is not supply to the body cells as a result body start breaking down fat cells to fulfill energy need.

Increased Susceptibility To Infection

Due to weakend immune system patient are more susceptible to various infectious diseases, such as urinary tract infections, athlete’s foot or other skin infections.

Frequent Infections

Diabetic person are more susceptible to infections such as foot or vaginal thrush and cystitis. Also flu or colds effect diabetics frequently.

Poorly Wound Healing

Wound healing disorders is frequently occurs in type 2 diabetes because of  weak immune system and lower blood supply.