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Diabetes Insipidus Is A Different Condition To Diabetes Mellitus.

Diabetes insipidus is not the same as diabetes mellitus. They both have similar symptoms but are caused by different hormonal problems.

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Diabetes Diet Can Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

Diabetes diet not only meets the nutritional needs of patients but also helps to control blood sugar. Effective diabetes management requires good meal planning.

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Diabetes Care And Management Guidelines

Diabetes care and management require consistent application of measures designed to help control blood glucose levels. Diet and exercise are essential.

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Diabetes and Kidney Stones: Are They Connected?

Diabetes and kidney stones: is there a link between the two? They both affect the kidneys and some studies suggest that they could be related.

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Primary Causes of Kidney Stones

Primary causes of kidney stones include dehydration, diet and hereditary factors. Obesity and deficiency of magnesium and potassium also cause kidney stones.

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What Causes High Blood Pressure?

What causes high blood pressure? In some cases the causes of high blood pressure can be determined but in most cases the causes are unknown.

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Renal Cell Carcinoma: The Most Common Form of Kidney Cancer

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common form of kidney cancer. It affects the cell lining of the tubles in the kidneys.

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Kidney Failure Treatment Options

Kidney failure treatment is determined by the severity and causes of renal failure. Treatment options include diet, medication, dialysis, kidney transplant.

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Kidney Failure Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Kidney failure symptoms range from mild to severe. Early signs and symptoms may not be obvious but as kidney function declines symptoms become severe.

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Medullary Sponge Kidney Disease

Medullary sponge kidney disease is a rare kidney disorder. It causes pools of urine to remain in the kidneys and may cause frequent infections.

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