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Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

If you have questions, please contact your clinic directly. Find your clinic online. 

Information for employees: Staff and faculty members are encouraged to review the Severe Weather Policy and the Severe Weather Guidelines for information related to attendance and notification procedures. [Employee Access Only]

    Word! Polyuria

    Word! Polyuria

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    Polyuria

    (En español: Poliuria)

    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.