What Are the Symptoms Differences in Different Diabetes Types?

Q:
I find it confused to tell the differences between different diabetes types. What is the biggest difference?

A:
You can refer to the following chart.


Diabetes type 1
Diabetes type 2                   
Common physical attributes BMI is mostly within the normal range or low. BMI is in the overweight or obese range.
Onset Rapid, often presenting acutelywith ketoacidosis Slow, sometimes taking years and often presenting without early symptoms
Warning signs   Extreme thirst and hunger

  Frequent urination

  Rapid weight loss

  Extreme weakness and fatigue

  Nausea, vomiting

  Irritability

  Extreme thirst and hunger

  Frequent urination

  Rapid weight loss

  Extreme weakness and fatigue

  Nausea, vomiting

  Irritability

  Blurred vision

  Skin infections

  Sores that heal slowly

  Dry, itchy skin

  Pins and needles or numbness in feet

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