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Diabetes of the bladder, but not blood?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Richard w, Jul 12, 2013.

  1. Richard w

    Richard w · Newbie

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    Hi was as at the doctors today, for another "we test" and it came back as diabetic (as always). Every time I have to do a blood test (14h no food) every time I've done one its come back negative? The doctor did say it could be "water" one, what kind is this please?
     
  2. Gizmo123

    Gizmo123 · Member

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    The "water" diabetes is called diabetes insipidus
    I don't know much about it but you could google it. Hope this helps


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  3. Richard w

    Richard w · Newbie

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    Thank you :-D couldn't remember the name he said, :-\
     
  4. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    There is a condition called Low Renal Threshold. This sounds like it. It's where the kidneys don't recover all the glucose from the blood, even if it's not actually very high.. It's quite different from Diabetes Insipidus, which involvesexcessive urination, without glucose..
    To the best of my memory, LRT doesn't cause any harm and doessn't need treating. Go back and discuss with the doctor.
    Hana
     
  5. Richard w

    Richard w · Newbie

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    I will be Monday, that sounds more like it, remember him saying renal,
     
  6. John7956

    John7956 · Well-Known Member

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    I think you would know if you ha diabetes insipidus


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  7. John7956

    John7956 · Well-Known Member

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    You do not retain water due to low production of ADH (Anti Diuretic Hormone) causing excessive urination so I believe you would really notice it. Don't quote me on that though


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  8. martwolves

    martwolves Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Richard

    If you didn't understand your GP, why didn't you ask him while you were there?

    I know this sounds silly, but this is what they do for a living.

    Don't shy to ask. :)

    Mart.
     
  9. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    Is this what the doctor called it?
    renal glycosuria.
    Hana
     
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