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I've been told to get tested for diabetes due to my extreme thirst, frequent urination, and sudden exhaustion. Should I be tested for other illnesses?

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You need complete work up with labs for electrolyte disturbances, thyroid, vitamin d, lipids, cholesterol, eye exam, ekg, complete blood work, blood pressure, hemoglobin a1c, body weight, height, body mass index, urine micro albumin, fasting glucose, liver enzymes.
Rare diseases that present with similar symptoms are pancreatic disease, or pituitary disease.

In brief: Yes

You need complete work up with labs for electrolyte disturbances, thyroid, vitamin d, lipids, cholesterol, eye exam, ekg, complete blood work, blood pressure, hemoglobin a1c, body weight, height, body mass index, urine micro albumin, fasting glucose, liver enzymes.
Rare diseases that present with similar symptoms are pancreatic disease, or pituitary disease.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Family Medicine

In brief: Sleep apnea

Check into anemia sleep apnea and lw thyroid.

In brief: Sleep apnea

Check into anemia sleep apnea and lw thyroid.
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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