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Symptoms of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can develop over time, and the symptoms may not be obvious straight away.

Diabetes UK estimates there are 590,000 adults with undiagnosed diabetes in the UK.

If you have any of the symptoms below, seek medical advice.

You may not have diabetes, but it is best to check. The sooner diabetes is diagnosed and treatment or other measures are taken, the sooner the damaging effects of high blood sugar (glucose) can be reduced.

The symptoms of type 2 diabetes the NHS recommends to watch for are:

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Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on October 20, 2017

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