Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus
Symptoms include fatigue, excess thirst, increased appetite, weight loss, frequent urination, itching around the genitals, increased susceptibility to infections, especially urinary--tract infections, and yeast infections of the skin, mouth, or vagina
Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes insipidus produces excessive thirst that is hard to satisfy. Urine output is increased, sometimes up to as much as 15 quarts a day. The urine amounts clear and colorless. The dehydration of the body leads to dry skin and constipation. If the condition progresses, lethargy, confusion and coma can occur. Generalized weakness and irritability of the muscles may develop.