Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes in Children, Signs of Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes in children usually develops slowly.

Some children or adolescents with type 2 diabetes may show no signs at all when they are diagnosed, and others may present with vaginal yeast infection or burning on urination due to yeast infection.

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes may be similar to those of type 1 diabetes. A child or teen can feel very:

  • Nauseated
  • Thirsty
  • Tired

Some children with type 2 diabetes may also feel the need to urinate often.

Other signs of type 2 diabetes in children may include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Frequent infections
  • Slow healing of wounds or sores
  • Weight loss

Learn More about Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Contact Phoenix Children's Hospital to learn more the complications, signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes in children. 

(602) 546-0935

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