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What are other warning signs of type 2 diabetes' complications?

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Some warning signs of type 2 diabetes complications may include:


• Slow-healing sores or cuts

• Itching of the skin (usually around the vaginal or groin area)

• Frequent yeast infections

• Recent weight gain

• Velvety, dark skin changes of the neck, armpit, and groin, called acanthosis nigricans

• Numbness and tingling of the hands and feet

• Decreased vision

• Impotence or erectile dysfunction

SOURCES:  American Diabetes Association: "Diabetes Symptoms." , 2003.
Endocrinology Practice

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 17, 2019

SOURCES:  American Diabetes Association: "Diabetes Symptoms." , 2003.
Endocrinology Practice

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on February 17, 2019

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