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A female asked:

Many family members with diabetes. my a1c 5.7. i have been losing weight, now urinating excessively and thirsty. should i seek urgent care?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
I wouldn't: You need urgent care only if you are dehydrated and can't keep food down. Otherwise, go see your regular doctor for a check up. It might not be the sugar causing your current symptoms.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Yes: Get your sugars checked, start no concentrated sweet diet.
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Last updated Feb 25, 2013

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