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Wednesday, 2 November, 2022

Can Dehydration Be a Symptom of Diabetes? — Verywell Health

When you’re dehydrated, you’re losing more fluid than you’re taking in, which affects how well your body functions. Dehydration is common in people with diabetes, a chronic condition of high blood sugar. As a result, you may feel extremely thirsty and urinate less frequently, and severe dehydration can be dangerous.

This article will explain the connection between dehydration and diabetes, why it happens, what to do about it, and when it’s critical to see a healthcare provider.

What Is Dehydration?

When you’re dehydrated, you lose more fluid through urination or sweat than you get through food or drink. Your body is about 60% water, which keeps many body systems functioning.

Read more at: https://www.verywellhealth.com/diabetes-and-dehydration-6501265

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