1. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Manifestations
i. Children with diabetes mellitus present a triad of symptoms: polydipsia, or excessive thirst, polyuria, or excretes large amounts of urine frequently, and polyphagia, or constantly hungry. The symptoms may remain unrecognized until an infection becomes apparent or coma results. Laboratory findings indicate glucose in the urine, or glycosuria. Hyperglycemia (hyper, “above” gly, “sugar, “ and emia “blood”) is also apparent.