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Diabetes 2 And Nocturnal Polyuria
Excessive urination may bring confusion in its possible meaning for peeing too often in its frequency or too much in total daily urine volume. By AUA, peeing >8 times in 24 hrs is urinary frequency, though I do not agree to. Peeing often may be related with much urine excretion resulting from over drinking, poor renal ...Read more
Diabetic pt allready having polyuria so why given diuresis medicen? (having htn and diabetis mellitse)
What can cause severe thirst (7-10 liters per day) other than diabetes insipidus without diabetes mellitus (normal blood sugar)?
Polydipsia ? etiolog: Psycogenic polydpsia can cause this but other physiologic causes must be ruled out by basic chemistries. You should see your PCP for blood work. ...Read more
Classic causes: But many patients have taken to consuming large amounts of water due to perception that this is valuable for their health. An internist is ideal to figure this out. ...Read more
Why is the urine of patients with diabetes mellitus bright (almost neon) yellow? Also, what causes the pH spike with diabetes insipidus?
Dehydration, fillers: Bright urine most often comes from dehydration (too little fluid or excess loss of fluids), often seen in diabetes. It can also come from the fillers and buffers in pills, including vitamins. pH spiking is alkalosis or excessively alkaline state from abnormal fluid and electrolyte dynamics. See your PCP or Endocrinologist for electrolyte lab work, and more info and discussion. ...Read more
GFR 24, no protein in urine. What causes this? 61 years old, Diabetes type 2 for 20 years, controlled. HTN controlled. Labs good!
Insulin resistance: In patients with type 2 dm , Insulin resistance is one of the factors in addition to decreasing Insulin production. There are what are called Insulin receptors in the cells that Insulin attaches itself for its action. These receptors are down regulated or less in number. Sometimes, increasing the dose of Insulin may not work always because of this reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No. : Polyuria is the production of large amounts of dilute urine & polydipsia is elevated fluid intake; usually due to fluid losses from polyuria. These are just symptoms of a disorder & several different disease processes can cause this, with diabetes a common & important one. Diabetes is diagnosed by testing blood sugar levels. Other more rare causes are diabetes insipidus & psychogenic polydipsia. ...Read more
Insulin 64 after high carbs and glucose 54 & hypokalemia. I'm hypokalemic PP diagnosed but wonder if congenital hyperinsulin can cause low potassium?
Insulin and carbs: Rachel, I wish I could help you but your comments are unclear. What do you mean by "insulin 64" and glucose 54? Have you been told that you have "congenital hyper-insulin"? In that case your doctor would have referred you to a surgeon. If you can, please give me some more information. ...Read more
I'm diabetic would erratic bs levels cause edema, sob, fatigue was also diagnosis with diastolic dysfunction stage 2?
Can trace blood in urine be a symptom of type 2 diabetes?I have other symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst, itching without infection, high blood pressure and suffered with gestational glucose intolerance and had babies over 9lbs at birth?
Varying glucose: Need more information by what you mean by high and low sugar. This will depend if you are in fasting state or after having eaten. So can vary from 60 fasting to 180 in a normal. Without talking to you and examining you I cannot suggest any of the many causes of more variable blood glucose. ...Read more
Doc suspects diabetes insipidus. Symptoms are rapidly relieved by eating salt (dehydration, headaches, twitching, urine output all decrease). Why?
Dx: hypokalemic periodic paralysis. I had Hyperglycemia 130-368(usually hypo),High TSH10.8, K3.3 caused by carb meal and stress. Can Related to hkpp?
Endocrinologist: You have an underactive thyroid which should be treated and are advised to follow a no concentrated sweet,low starch diet to minimize spikes in blood sugar leading to eventual reactive hypoglycemia and drops in serum potassium which may exacerbate the hkpp. An endocrinologist is best to advise and follow you. ...Read more
If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living , it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more