The symptoms of diabetes mellitus 2 (second) type, the signs

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diabetes mellitus type 2 symptomsthe Disease type 2 diabetes occurs gradually, and its symptoms do not manifest themselves, sometimes for years. The following signs may indicate the occurrence of this disease, and upon detection of any of them you should immediately consult a doctor:

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Symptoms of diabetes type 2

Pathological manifestations and symptoms of type II diabetes, although usually not so pronounced as in the case of type 1 diabetes, however, can lead to serious health impairment, if undetected at an early stage. In many patients, you may notice an increase in blood pressure in the analyses is usually identified as a violation of the composition of cholesterol. The level of beneficial high-density lipoprotein decreases and the level of harmful low-density lipoprotein cholesterol increases that can lead to the development of atherosclerosis.

In patients with type 2 diabetes significantly increases the risk of peripheral vascular disease, i.e. narrowing of the blood vessels that carry blood to the extremities - the legs and specifically his feet. So often manifested this symptom, such as pain in the thigh, calf muscle or buttocks, which is manifested during exercise and subsides at rest.


Signs of diabetes of the second type

Almost half of the patients signs of diabetes of the second type are damaged nerve tissue. Neuropathy can hurt any part of the body, including the bladder, digestive tract or genitals. Depending on which nerves are affected, a person can be painful symptoms, loss of sensitivity, muscle weakness, as well as certain disorder of the functions of various body systems, e.g. digestion or achieve orgasm during intercourse.

If you do not manifest these symptoms of type 2 diabetes, but you can't exclude the risk of infection, you can ask the doctor to conduct a blood test to determine the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. If it becomes clear that it is increased or decreased, then it will need further testing, to do a test for glucose on an empty stomach and oral test on glucose tolerance.