Diseases With Symptoms Similar to Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus type 2 is typically a chronic, adult-onset disease that is caused when production of the hormone insulin is inadequate or the body becomes insensitive to it. Insulin is needed to transport dietary glucose from the blood into the body cells, where it is stored or converted to energy.

Noreen Kassem
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What Are the 3 P's of Diabetes?

The 3 classic symptoms of diabetes mellitus are polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia -- also known as the 3 P's. Polyuria, polydipsia and polyphagia are defined as an increase in urination, thirst and hunger, respectively. The presence of the 3 Pís is a good indication that your blood sugar may be too high.

Leann Mikesh, Ph.D.
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C Difficile Early Symptoms

Known as clostridium difficile or C. difficile, this bacteria can cause a wide range of problems. These may be simple, such as diarrhea, or they may be life-threatening problems, such as colon inflammation. The Mayo Clinic states infections from C.

Carole Anne Tomlinson
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About the Symptoms of Trichomoniasis in Women

Trichomoniasis is a type of parasite transmitted through sexual intercourse and close sexual contact. Although it is treatable, it can be very uncomfortable and lead to further complications. Early detection is the best way to keep the disease under control and get the medical help needed to eliminate the parasite.

Julie Boehlke
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Symptoms of Androgen Excess in Women

Androgen excess is an endocrine disorder that is sometimes found in women during their reproductive years. While everyone has a combination of male and female hormones, women have more estrogen, and men have more androgen. However, certain conditions may cause women to produce excess androgen.

Lisa Mercer
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What Are the Symptoms of a Diabetic Emergency?

Diabetes is becoming a more common disease, now affecting 23.6 million children and adults in the United States, according to the American Diabetes Association.

Iva Gutowski
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Early Symptoms of Tetanus

The bacterium Clostridium tetani is the causative agent of tetanus, commonly known as lockjaw. The bacteria most commonly enter the body through a skin wound. Clostridium tetani bacteria produce a protein called tetanospasmin or tetanus toxin, which attacks nerve cells, causing spasms.

Dr. Tina M. St. John
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Diabetic Symptoms After Eating

Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a condition that affects how your body reacts to and utilizes glucose, or blood sugar--the body's main energy source derived from food. Numerous diabetes symptoms occur after eating, when glucose levels are directly affected in response to food.

August McLaughlin
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Diabetic Attack Symptoms

A person with diabetes may experience blood sugar that is too low, known as hypoglycemia, or blood sugar that is too high, known as hyperglycemia. Diabetes is a disease in which the body is not able to properly use insulin, a hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar.

Elizabeth Otto
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