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Why does type 2 diabetes cause excessive sweating?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
Usually not...: but drugs like insulin / sulfonylureas, if causing low blood sugar= hypoglycemia, will result in acute sweating
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