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Word! Polyuria

Polyuria

Say: pah-lee-yur-ee-uh

Someone who has uncontrolled diabetes may urinate (pee) a lot. Polyuria is the medial word for this. This happens to people who have diabetes due to high blood sugar levels. The kidneys remove some of this excess sugar from the body. To do this, the kidneys produce unusually large amounts of urine.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center