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Q: "It's common knowledge that walking and other kinds of exercise can help people control diabetes and pre-diabetes, but I recently read that...

Ask an Expert: Could frequent urination mean that I have diabetes?

Q: I am a 14-year-old, very thin girl. I eat mostly healthy foods, but I have a bowl of ice cream or a bag of chips every now and then. I have had frequent urination, even though I haven't had anything to drink in the last 24 hours. Am I at risk for getting diabetes? How can I find out if I have diabetes without going to the doctor?

Answer provided by Susanna Reiner, R.N., C.D.E., certified diabetes nurse educator, Providence Health & Services:

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