What are symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

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What are symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes?

The symptoms of type 1 diabetes for those patients left untreated, they will have many symptoms which can include: frequent urination, excessive thirst, they can feel very tired throughout the day, and in some cases can experience severe weight loss, even with excessive food intake. For those patients that are type 2, some of the symptoms may include for those that are left untreated are urination, can be frequent as well, you can get persistent mild thirst. In these cases mild fatigue can be a symptom of this, and in some cases also you can get blurred vision.

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The information included in this recording is correct as of May 20th, 2021