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
Other possible symptoms include:
infections and slow-healing wounds or sores.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 29, 2014
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