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A 24-year-old female asked about a 34-year-old female:

I might have diabetes due to excessive thirst, urination and sleeping 10 hours. i am terrified to go to the doctor! what do i do, i'm not going?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Go to drugstore : And talk to the pharmacist and you can purchase a glucometer where you can measure you own blood sugar. If you find you have high blood sugars please seek care! with proper education and treatment you can live a good life. Left alone the consequences could be dire!
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Last updated Jul 24, 2013

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