Signs & Symptoms of Type-2 Diabetes

Diabetes is considered as an epidemic disease. There is no proper cure as it is a chronic disease. Type 2 diabetes does not have any specific symptoms. This is why it is often known as a “silent killer.” 

Insulin secretion takes place in the pancreas. Insulin is very important to produce an adequate amount of glucose in our body. Glucose molecules are produced by the breakdown of food particles. This Insulin helps the glucose to circulate through the blood and provides energy to the body. 

There are many reasons such as gene expression, obesity, high sugar consumption,  stress, wrong food choices, etc. which are responsible for pausing the glucose metabolism. The possible reason is an inadequate amount of insulin production or the body is resistant to insulin. The glucose metabolism process is affected badly and the sugar level in the bloodstream increases because of type 2 diabetes. 

Nausea, dizziness, headaches, vision problems, etc. are the consequences of type 2 diabetes. If you consider the severe outcomes, then the loss of limbs, heart disease, muscular atrophy, severe organ damage, kidney problem, etc. are common. 

No proper symptoms are found among diabetic patients. But some physical abnormalities are found which indicates the increased blood sugar level. 

Read about Difference Between Type-1 & Type-2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Signs: 

Frequent Urination: Equilibrium state is affected due to the increased blood sugar level. We all know that urine is stored in the kidney. In the case of diabetic patients, they face frequent urination. Excessive glucose is removed by the kidney as a toxin through the urination process. If anyone faces this kind of problem, then consult your doctor and take his advice to avoid type 2 diabetes. 

Excessive Thirst:

Frequent urination is the prime symptom of high blood sugar levels. So that water content is gradually low in a human body and it affects the body equilibrium. So excessive thirst is a common phenomenon among diabetes patients. If you consume an excessive amount of water, then you should consult your doctor.

Dry Skin and Mouth: 

Skin and mouth region are dried because of the removal of an excessive amount of fluid from our body. Dehydration is found as a result of this. Moisture content is becoming low and itchy and uneven skin tone is a common problem. 

Sudden Weight loss:

A sudden and unexpected weight loss are the signs of type 2 diabetes. Fluid loss and calorie burning are the main reasons behind weight loss and frequent urination. 

Excessive Hunger: 

The warning sign of type 2 diabetes is food craving. A type 2 diabetic person always feels improvised because of a high blood sugar level. So the person feels hungry as his body demands a high blood sugar level. 

Feet numbness: Feet numbness and pain is a sign of type 2 diabetes. As a result, the nerve in the legs gets affected. 

Urinary tract infection: Urinary tract infection is a common sign for those who are suffering from type 2 disease. 

Blurred vision: Your vision can be affected by type 2 diabetes. 

Headache and fatigue: A person feels tired because of headaches and fatigue. 

If you realize the above symptoms, you should visit a doctor and take his opinion to live a sugar-free life.