As an individual's thirst increases, they will likely experience more frequent urination. It should be noted it's vital for anyone with diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, to get plenty of water. Type 2 diabetes can cause urine to be extremely acidic and may lead to the formation of kidney stones. By maintaining a healthy blood sugar level, between 90 and 160, and keeping up their fluid intake to keep the kidneys well flushed, patients can reduce the risk of stone formation.
However, urinating frequently can be a sign of dangerously high blood sugar. Patients should, therefore, take advantage of frequent urination to check their ketones and contact a doctor if they are elevated.
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