What are the symptoms of polydipsia in pediatric type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: William H Lamb, MD, MBBS, FRCP(Edin), FRCP, FRCPCH; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Answer

Increased thirst, which may be insatiable, is secondary to the osmotic diuresis causing dehydration.


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