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A 41-year-old female asked:

how do you differentiate partial diabetes insipidus from total when diagnosing?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Complicated: The answer to this question should be given face to face with your physician as it can be a little technical to explain.

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A 36-year-old male asked:

Should I forgo western medicine and try chinese herbal medicine to treat my diabetes?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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No: I am a medical doctor a would have to say no. All the studies i know about tell me that western medicine works for diabetes. I don't know anything about chinese herbal medicine.

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