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What are other symptoms of type 2 diabetes?

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  • Other symptoms of type 2 diabetes may include: Slow-healing sores or cuts
  • Itching of the skin (usually around the vaginal or groin area)
  • Frequent yeast infections
  • Recent weight gain or unexplained weight loss
  • Velvety dark skin changes of the neck, armpit, and groin, called acanthosis nigricans
  • Numbness and tingling of the hands and feet
  • Decreased vision
  • Erectile dysfunction (impotency)

From: Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Diabetes Association: "Diabetes Symptoms." 

American College of Endocrinology: "Position statement on inpatient diabetes and metabolic control."

Physicians Desk Reference (PDR Health): ''Diabetes - Type 2 Symptoms.''

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 12, 2019

SOURCES:

American Diabetes Association: "Diabetes Symptoms." 

American College of Endocrinology: "Position statement on inpatient diabetes and metabolic control."

Physicians Desk Reference (PDR Health): ''Diabetes - Type 2 Symptoms.''

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 12, 2019

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