Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Written by Dr. Veena Madhankumar and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Type-2 diabetes has become very common. Many of us ignore the symptoms at an early stage since they do not seem like an unusual problem.


Read further to know the most commonly ignored symptoms of type-2 diabetes. If you suffer from two or more of these symptoms, it might be time to meet a doctor.


1. Yeast Infections

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

This is a major symptom seen in women who have type two diabetes. Yeast infection and candida can be tied to type two diabetes since the bacteria and fungi causing them thrive from the excessive glucose tied up in your bloodstream.



2. More Hunger

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes can result in the sugar in your bloodstream not being properly distributed. This results in a loss of energy in your muscles and other organs. The energy insufficiency creates constant hunger pangs.


3. Blurred Vision

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

This could be the third most common symptom of diabetes overall. The increased sugar content in your blood interrupts the proper supply of fluids to your eyes. This results in your eyes drying up and your vision turning blurred.


4. Unusual Thirst

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

This condition will result in loss of all the fluids in your body due to the sugar build-up in your blood. Hence you will experience a constant thirst for more fluids in your body, leading you to be thirsty always.


5. Greater fatigue

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Your body experiences a constant lack of energy since the glucose in your blood is not being properly distributed. This lack of energy makes you feel constantly tired.


6. Unexplained Weight Loss

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

The weight loss experienced in type two diabetes might not be as worse as in type one diabetes but it should not be ignored whatsoever. This weight loss is unhealthy since it results in the loss of primary body mass due to the lack of glucose.


7. Sores That Heal Slowly or Not At All

Early Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes has an impact on your body’s potential to heal. This takes place since all the sugar in your circulatory system damages our blood vessels. One of the most threatening indicators of diabetes is sore feet. Because of diabetes, an individual may not even observe the sore until it is too late.


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