More than 25 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes and 7 million people are unaware they have the disease. Type 2 diabetes is the most common and can go undiagnosed for years. Early detection of diabetes can decrease the chance of developing complications. Individuals should consult with their doctor if they have some or all
of the following symptoms: frequent urination, excessive thirst, extreme hunger, unusual weight loss, increased fatigue, irritability and blurry vision.