Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes usually occurs in adults. This occurs due to decreased sensitivity of insulin receptors to insulin and decreased insulin activity. As a result, high blood glucose levels occur. However, due to modification is diet and lifestyle, type 2 diabetes is now being reported in children as well.
Signs and Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes in children
These are the same as that of type 1 diabetes. Only that the symptoms appear in a slower course as compared to type 1 diabetes.
Major risk factors are associated with diet and lifestyle as follows:
- Eating fatty food, 4 Must-Avoid Foods If You Are on a Diabetic Diet.
- A sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity.
- Family history.
- Hormonal imbalance.