In type 2 diabetes, the body either doesn't produce enough insulin, or it resists insulin.
- increased thirst,
- frequent urination,
- fatigue and blurred vision.
In some cases, there may be no symptoms.
Treatments- diet, exercise, medication and insulin therapy.
- Type 2 diabetes is associated with modifiable lifestyle risk factors.
- Type 2 diabetes also has strong genetic and family related risk factors.
- Type 2 diabetes develops over a long period of time (years).
- Type 2 diabetes may develop due to high blood pressure, overweight or obesity, insufficient physical activity, poor diet and the classic 'apple shape' body where extra weight is carried around the waist.