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What kind of condition is diabetes?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: A sugar disorder

Diabetes is caused by either a failure of the pancreas to produce adequate Insulin or a failure of the body Insulin receptors to respond.
The hallmark is too much blood sugar which can increase the output of urine, causing thirst and fatigue. Evaluation should be done by your general physician or an endocrinologist as soon as you suspect a problem.

In brief: A sugar disorder

Diabetes is caused by either a failure of the pancreas to produce adequate Insulin or a failure of the body Insulin receptors to respond.
The hallmark is too much blood sugar which can increase the output of urine, causing thirst and fatigue. Evaluation should be done by your general physician or an endocrinologist as soon as you suspect a problem.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Yu Sun
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Polydipsia, polyphag

Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria, emaciation and weakness.

In brief: Polydipsia, polyphag

Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by polydipsia, polyphagia, polyuria, emaciation and weakness.
Dr. Yu Sun
Dr. Yu Sun
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