About Diabetes

Symptoms

Updated On Jan 12, 2022

Symptoms of Type-1 Diabetes 

  • Increased/Abnormal thirst (Polydipsia)
  • Frequent urination (Polyuria)
  • Extreme/Frequent hunger (Polyphagia)
  • Dramatic weight loss in a short period of time
  • Mood changes and irritability
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Bedwetting

 

Symptoms of Type-2 Diabetes 

Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes Symptoms are similar. Symptoms are more apparent after meals.

Additional symptoms may include:

  • Sores that take a long time to heal
  • Infections that occur frequently
  • A feeling of numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  • Skin itching, including itching around the genitals
  • Slow healing of cuts or wounds
  • Having frequent yeast infections (Thrush)
  • Skin disorders such as psoriasis or acanthosis nigricans
  • Darkened areas of the skin, usually in the armpits and on the neck

 


References

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/understanding-diabetes-symptom

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-1-diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20353011

https://www.healthline.com/health/type-1-diabetes-causes-symtoms-treatments#symptoms

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20351193

https://www.diabetes.co.uk/type2-diabetes-symptoms.html