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What are the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in kids?

What are the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in kids?

Several: Common signs of diabetes can include increase thirst, frequent urination, weight gain, fatigue, and poor wound healing. However, early on in the disease, symptoms may be absent or very mild and go unnoticed for some time. ...Read more

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Is PCOS manifested in diabetes type 2 also for lean people?

Is PCOS manifested in diabetes type 2 also for lean people?

PCOS vs T2DM: Very few people w/diabetes have polycystic ovarian syndrome. However, many if not most w/PCOS, also have insulin resistance, if not outright diabetes. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of type 2 diabetics?

What are some symptoms of type 2 diabetics?

Diabetes symptoms: Some of the signs/symptoms of hyperglycemia are: unusual thirst, frequent urination, blurry vision, fatigue or feeling more tired than normal for unknown reasons, unusual weight loss, hunger, frequent infections, cuts/bruises that won't heal... ...Read more

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What are symptoms in type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

Similar - Except: Type I have to have Insulin to stay alive. They go into ketoacidosis & die within 2-3 weeks, without it. Type ii make super normal amounts of insulin, yet sugar still high & they do not go into ketoacidosis without insulin, though Insulin often promoted as a treatment; a treatment option with many complications & which often promotes worsening of many dm problems. ...Read more

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Can prediabetes carry some of the same symptoms of type 2 or 1 diabetes?

Can prediabetes carry some of the same symptoms of type 2 or 1 diabetes?

Possibly: Mostly "prediabetes" is asymptomatic, as in no symptoms. But if and when prediabetes more closely approaches diabetes, that's when your more likely to see symptoms like increased thirst, increased urination, fatigue and blurry vision. ...Read more

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What increases the risk for type 2 diabetes in families?

What increases the risk for type 2 diabetes in families?

Genetics, lifestyle: Families share some of the same genetics, and often many of the same habits as well. Certain families & ethnic groups are very prone to diabetes (latinos, native americans, african-americans, and many asians). Risk also increases with less exercise, being overweight, and eating a lot of processed carbs (white flour & sugar), all of which are habits usually learned at home and within the family. ...Read more

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Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Difference of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in obesity?

Bad for both: Obesity can adversely affect diabetes control for both type 1 and type 2. In general, type 2 patients are more obese because of Insulin resistance. For both group, exercise/diet control remains key in controlling diabetes. ...Read more

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Can being overweight always a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

Can being overweight always a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

No: But the overwhelming majority of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight. A very few are normal weight or even underweight. That's because type 2 diabetes is generally a disease of Insulin resistance, at least early in it's development. ...Read more

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In type 2 diabetes /insulin dependent how are the chances of diabetis being resolved?

In type 2 diabetes /insulin dependent how are the chances of diabetis being resolved?

It depends.....: It depends on the weight, beta-cell function, and of course, genetics. I have had patients lose a ton of weight and come off Insulin and a lot of diabetic meds. If your pancreas beta cells are still functional (c-peptide ) and continue to make insulin, then losing weight could help. "ressolved" or "cured"? ....There is no cure for dm. Losing weight helps. Go see your doctor and find out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1 in children who have not been diagnosed?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1 in children who have not been diagnosed?

Triad: Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia. High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight even as they are hungrier. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 2 diabetes?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 2 diabetes?

Yes- but preventable: Over time patients with diabetes are more likely to develop atherosclerotic blockages in any arterial bed (heart, legs, carotids). This can be prevented by careful screening with ultrasounds and stress (or cta?), and strict control of other risks: ldl, hypertension and smoking. Diabetic neuropathy can mask symptoms especially cardiac, and can also mimic symptoms of leg pain. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of diabetes type 2 -- being fat?

What are the first symptoms of diabetes type 2 -- being fat?

Weight Loss: Increased thirst increased hunger (especially after eating) dry mouth frequent urination unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry) fatigue (weak, tired feeling) blurred vision headaches loss of consciousness (. ...Read more

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What risk factors are associated with type 2 diabetes and what is the age of onset?

What risk factors are associated with type 2 diabetes and what is the age of onset?

Obesity, age, genes: The major risk factors for type 2 diabetes are; obesity, especially if it is in the abdomen, advancing age, family history of diabetes, certain meds such as steroids, antipsychotics. It typically occurs in obese adults (over age 40) but can occur in younger people as well. The best prevention is to keep weight down and exercise. ...Read more

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What complications are common in diabetes mellitus type 1 in children?

What complications are common in diabetes mellitus type 1 in children?

Several: Complications of poorly controlled type 1 diabetes is similar to type 2 and include heart disease, blindness, nerve damage, wounds that don't heal possibly leading to amputation, and kidney damage. The earlier you develop diabetes and the less controlled your blood sugar is, the higher the risk of developing complications. ...Read more

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Are their any symptoms caused by diabetes ? Type 2

Symptoms type2 dibet: Excessive thirst and hunger, passing lot of urine, blurred vision, tingling and pain in feet, hands and other parts of body, mood swings, slow healing of cuts and frequent infections. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of childhood diabetes type 1?

What are some symptoms of childhood diabetes type 1?

Peeing/Drinking Alot: Prior to diagnosis kids with type 1 dm have a history of waking up at night to void (or bed wetting) and drink. Patients are thirsty because they lose so much water when high blood sugars make them void so much. Also during day. Over time belly pain and vomiting may start as ketones start building up, breathing fast, fruity breath. See the doctor asap if you notice these symptoms. ...Read more

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