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Is it safe to drink water when you are fasting for a glucose blood test?

Yes. Water is fine before a blood glucose test, but don't eat any food or drink other liquids which might falsely elevate the glucose level in the blood. Read more...

For two weeks I haven't felt hunger or thirst but I drink water and eat once a day anyway. My doctor does not know what it is. I took blood test today?

Watch this. Relax, Fred. This is fairly common and means nothing. You can reassure yourself about your physical health by going a day or so just drinking water; you'll get hungry. I suspect there's something going on in your life that may be making you sad; if you start having a sleep disturbance or sad moods, this may be dysthymia / depression for which early treatment's important. Read more...

Doc said I had ketonuria and in my blood test I had low potasium I eat normally and drink water so why is that? Doctor said I need urine test again

This is serious. Anyone can have +1 ketones in the urine from missing a meal, but more is worrisome. Please repeat. Low blood potassium reflects illness rather than habits or lifestyle. I am trusting you are not taking any medications that might cause this. A good history and phyiscal exam is next, and likely some checks of hormones and renal concentrating ability / tubular function. Read more...

Whenever I drink water it seems to go straight through me within 20-30 mins. I feel like I don't absorb much. Blood sugar is fine. I'm always tired.

See doc. There are many possible causes for polyuria including other types of diabetes (diabetes insipidus for example). If indeed you are urinating consistently and frequently large volumes, you need a full urine and hormonal workup which can be dangerous for your health. See your doc. Read more...