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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can you have diabetes without experiencing excessive thirst?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatric Endocrinology 44 years experience
Yes: Excessive thirst and urination usually appear when your blood sugar on the average has been above 200 all the time. You do not need to wait until the classic symptoms appear to intervine, it might take you years to do so and you might already have the complications at that time.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can you have diabetes without having excessive thirst or urination?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: The symptoms of diabetes are not always the same for each person.
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