What causes excessive thirst and increased appetite? 5 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.

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Type 2 Diabetes Overview

Type 2 diabetes, is a common chronic metabolic disease that leads to abnormally high levels of blood sugar in the blood. This blood sugar is also referred to as "glucose."

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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that result high levels of glucose in the blood due to a lack of insulin production. Glucose is a natural sugar that your body uses as a source of energy.

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Gestational Diabetes

During pregnancy, some women develop high levels of blood sugar, a condition known as gestational diabetes, around the 24th week of pregnancy. In most cases, the condition develops in women who never had diabetes.

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Glucagonoma

Glucagon is a hormone produced by the pancreas. Glucagon works in balance with insulin to control the amount of sugar in your blood. One form of pancreatic cancer is glucagonoma. Glucagonoma tumor cells produce larg...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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