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From Tucson, Arizona, USA:

My three year old daughter is constantly complaining that she is thirsty. Sometimes she wakes up in the middle of the night crying for water. I feel like it could be more than normal even though we live in the desert. Diabetes runs in my family. I know there are other signs for diabetes, is it possible that she could only have one sign?


To rule out any doubt, I suggest you have your pediatrician check your daughter for the presence of glucose in her urine and check her blood sugar level. These tests are easily performed by many laboratories.


Original posting 18 Jun 2006
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms


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