Symptoms include frequent urination, unusual thirst, unusual weight loss, blurred vision and numbness in hands & feet.
The symptoms of type 2 diabetes often appear slowly, because the symptoms do not always make you feel unwell. This means you might have type 2 diabetes for years and not know it! This condition can make you1,2
See your doctor if your have you have any of the symptoms of type 2 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes mainly begins in childhood, but type 2 diabetes is particularly linked with overweight individuals, mostly adults.3
*This is for patient education purposes only. Please consult your doctor/healthcare practitioner before starting any diet, medication or exercise.
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