Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 symptoms
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

Symptoms could include:

  • Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition that occurs when saliva glands in the mouth don't work properly, causing a parched feeling in the mouth.
  • Increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires. This may or may not result in weight gain. Your hunger should be relieved when you eat. It is normal to have an increased appetite after ph...
  • Your body needs water to function properly. For example, water helps to regulate your body temperature, lubricate your joints, and remove waste from your body. Adequate daily water intake (several glasses) is very important. Furthermore, it is nor...
  • Excessive urination volume, also called polyuria, occurs when you are urinating more than normal. Urine volume is considered excessive if it equals more than 2.5 liters per day. Exact “normal” urine volume depends on age and gender, bu...
  • A good night's sleep helps you feel rested and refreshed in the morning. However, when you have the frequent urge to use the restroom at night, a good night's sleep can be hard to achieve. If you find yourself waking up to urinate more than twice ...
  • Nocturia is the medical term for excessive urination at night. During the night, your body produces a decreased amount of urine that is more concentrated. This means that most people do not need to wake up to urinate and can sleep uninterrupted fo...
  • Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According to the National Institutes of He...
  • Weakness is the feeling of body fatigue (tiredness). Full body weakness is often the result of a bacterial or viral infection such as influenza or hepatitis.
  • Dry skin is an uncomfortable condition marked by scaling, itching, and cracking. It can occur for a variety of reasons. Some people have naturally dry skin and may experience frequent symptoms. However, even the oiliest skin can get dry at times. ...
  • When a condition or disorder temporarily or permanently interferes with the normal sense of sight, this is called a visual disturbance.
  • Impaired sensation is often a signal that there something affecting a nerve or the nervous system. Changes in sensations are often subjective and difficult to describe, that is, experienced by the patient but difficult for the provider to diagnose and treat.
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Hazy vision, cloudy vision, blurred vision are all problems with seeing clearly. Any change in your normal vision is cause for concern and is a good reason to call a doctor for an examination.
    Date:September 30, 2007
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