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Dry Mouth and Excessive Thirst

Good. It's important to know because, among the many problems associated with diabetes, high blood sugar can lead to increased urination, and excessive urination may lead to dehydration and dry mouth.

Speaking of dehydration from diabetes, other causes of dehydration include diarrhea, vomiting, prolonged fever, and taking diuretics (water pills). Exercise in hot, humid weather is another common cause. Symptoms include thirst, a dizzy feeling when arising, headache, and fatigue.

Do you think you may be dehydrated?

Yes, I think I may be dehydrated.

No, I don't think I'm dehydrated.

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