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Are diarrhea and diabetes related?

· Diabetes,caffeine,Bowel Movement

Diarrhea is commonly experienced as a result of gastroenteritis but may also be caused by specific medication. Diarrhea is defined as passing loose, watery stools more than three times a day. Diarrhea may also result from conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease and autonomic neuropathy.

Common causes of diarrhea

  • Food intolerances - such as lactose or gluten intolerance
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Drinking too much coffee or alcohol

Diagnosing diarrhea

In most cases diarrhea will clear within a week. If diarrhea persists longer is accompanied by other symptoms such as:

  • Fever
  • Blood in your stools
  • Vomiting
  • Unexplained weight loss

Treating diarrhea

Depending on the cause of diarrhea, treatment may vary. And don't forget to use the Spike App for insulin reminders!

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