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Adult health, diabetes

Patient: What does prediabetic mean because I am always thirsty and I pee alot and tired alot

 

 

Symptoms: Always I pee alot

 

 

Doctor: Hello. Welcome to Ask The Doctor.Your symptoms are suggestive of diabetes.Pre-diabetes means you are at risk of de veloping diabetes.However, to confirm that, blood sugar estimation is required.If it comes out to be normal, then these symptoms can be related to anxiety, urinary tract infection, or thyroid disorders.I would advise you to get following investigations done:1. HbA1c2. Fasting lipid profile3. Serum creatinine4. Urine for microalbumin, routine and microscopy.5. ECG.I hope it helps.Stay Healthy

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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