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64yo overweight male, dmx5yr, not following diet so meds now.. Losing weight but drinking lots of water. Why?
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Dr. William Biggs
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Look at blood sugar
Drinking lots of water, frequent urination, and weight loss are cardinal signs of poorly controlled diabetes.
You need to be checking your blood sugar at home. Are the readings high? Glucose has a diuretic effect, and most people start to spill glucose into the urine when the blood sugar is in the 160-180 mg/dl range. If you are having high sugars, you need to contact your doctor for advice.

In brief: Look at blood sugar
Drinking lots of water, frequent urination, and weight loss are cardinal signs of poorly controlled diabetes.
You need to be checking your blood sugar at home. Are the readings high? Glucose has a diuretic effect, and most people start to spill glucose into the urine when the blood sugar is in the 160-180 mg/dl range. If you are having high sugars, you need to contact your doctor for advice.
Dr. William Biggs
Dr. William Biggs
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Dr. Tim McDonough
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Diabetes
Could be poor control of diabetes, should see md.

In brief: Diabetes
Could be poor control of diabetes, should see md.
Dr. Tim McDonough
Dr. Tim McDonough
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