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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Recognizing Signs and the Importance of Testing

Warning Signs of Diabetes - Suntree Endocrinology in Melbourne, FL - Dr. Ruben Pipek

Sometimes type 2 diabetes can develop without any warnings signs. In fact, about a third of all people who have type 2 diabetes don’t know they have it. That’s why it’s important to talk to your doctor about your risk for diabetes and determine if you should be tested.

Common warnings signs of diabetes include:

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger
  • Dry mouth
  • Frequent urination or urine infections
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue (weak, tired feeling)
  • Blurred vision
  • Headaches

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