Blood Sugar; Diabetes Mellitus; Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Type II Diabetes
A condition caused by the loss of too much water from the body. Severe diarrhea or vomiting can cause dehydration.
Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism--the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for growth and energy. For glucose to get into cells, insulin must be present. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach. When we eat, the pancr...
Dehydration as related to Diabetes
- Dehydration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In physiology and medicine, dehydration (hypohydration) is the excessive loss of body water with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes.
- Dehydration & Diabetes - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
People with diabetes have an increased risk of dehydration as high blood glucose levels lead to decreased hydration in the body.
- How To Treat Dehydration In Diabetic? - HealthCentral
Everything you need to know about how to treat dehydration in diabetic, including the most common causes, symptoms and treatments.
- Dehydration Symptoms, Treatment, Reaction - MedicineNet
Read about dehydration in children, adults, symptoms (thirst, dry mouth, dark urine), causes (vomiting, diarrhea), and treatment options.