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    Type 2 Diabetes in Children - Symptoms

    Children often have no symptoms of type 2 diabetes before they are diagnosed, because their blood sugar level has been rising so slowly. As a result, a child may have diabetes for several months or years before being diagnosed.

    When children do have symptoms, the most common include:

    • Slight increase in the frequency of urination. Your child may have started wetting the bed at night.
    • Slight increase in thirst.

    Other possible symptoms include:

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 29, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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