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Re: [IP] The diabetic label

In a message dated 10/23/2003 3:21:04 AM Alaskan Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes: 
> The word diabetes is derived from the Greek verb diabainein, which means to 
> stand with legs apart, as in urination, or to go through. Insipidus comes 
> from a Latin word meaning without taste. In contrast to diabetes mellitus 
> (DM), which describes the excretion of sweet urine, diabetes insipidus (DI) 
> describes the passing of tasteless urine because of its relatively low 
> sodium content.

Wow, this post was really interesting and informative. Thanks. TH.
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