What are the signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Answer

Many patients with type 2 diabetes are asymptomatic. Clinical manifestations include the following:

  • Classic symptoms: Polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, and weight loss

  • Blurred vision

  • Lower-extremity paresthesias

  • Yeast infections (eg, balanitis in men)

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