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What are the first symptoms of diabetes type 2 -- being fat?
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Dr. Adam Teichman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
5 doctors agree
In brief: 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 (.

In brief: 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 (.
Dr. Adam Teichman
Dr. Adam Teichman
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Being fat can lead to diabetes but it's not the first symptom of diabetes.
Some common symptoms (among many others) of type 2 diabetes are increased thirst, increased urination, increased hunger and blurry vision.

In brief: No
Being fat can lead to diabetes but it's not the first symptom of diabetes.
Some common symptoms (among many others) of type 2 diabetes are increased thirst, increased urination, increased hunger and blurry vision.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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