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I am felling thirsty, faintness and i have a weak bladder. Do i have diabetes?

I have a family history of it, i drink quite a bit i have fainted before only 2x s though i have a weak bladder i eat lots of suggary sweets : ( i get bad pins and needles (suposedly this is a symptom) any more symptons?? is this diabeties or anything else? please help thanks in advance xx
Sun, 17 Apr 2011
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you are diabetic or not that can be only find out from the blood glucose levels, get it checked dude and if it is elevated than you are diabetic.

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Your pins and needles can be due to vitamin B12 deficiency. Although it is very common in diabetes. But not enough to conclude that you have diabetes.

You need to get your blood sugar (fasting blood sugar) done.
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