Diabetes Insipidus (water diabetes) and Diabetes Mellitus (blood sugar)

Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare disease that causes frequent urination. The large volume of urine is dilute, mostly water. To make up for lost water, a person with DI may feel the need to drink large amounts and is likely to urinate frequently, even at night, which can disrupt sleep and, on occasion, cause […]

What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

What are the symptoms of kidney stones? Kidney stones often do not cause any symptoms. Usually, the first symptom of a kidney stone is extreme pain, which begins suddenly when a stone moves in the urinary tract and blocks the flow of urine. Typically, a person feels a sharp, cramping pain in the back and […]