Diabetes insipidus is a condition in which the patient has frequent urination. Symptoms of diabetes insipidus include irritable, listless, fever, vomiting, or diarrhea due to the loss of large volumes of urine. There are three types of diabetes insipidus, central, nephrogenic, dipsogenic, and gestational. Treatment depends upon the type of diabetes insipidus. Read more: Diabetes Insipidus Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- indomethacin, Indocin, Indocin-SR (Discontinued Brand in U.S.)
- Metformin vs. Insulin
- lithium, Lithobid
- desmopressin acetate (DDAVP, Stimate, Minirin)
- Metformin vs. Victoza
- Metformin vs. Lantus
- desmopressin 0.1 mg/ml spray - nasal (refrigerate), DDAVP
- desmopressin 0.1 mg/ml spray - nasal, DDAVP
- desmopressin - injection, DDAVP
- desmopressin solution - nasal, DDAVP
Prevention & Wellness
- Scientists Get Closer to Generating Cells Lost to Diabetes
- High Cost Has Over 1 in 4 Diabetics Cutting Back on Insulin
- Obesity Surgery May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics
- Vaccines Are Critical If You Have Diabetes
- Storing Insulin in Home Fridges May Lower Effectiveness
- Just 2 Weeks' Inactivity Can Trigger Diabetes in at-Risk Seniors: Study
- Artificial Sweeteners Won't Affect Your Blood Sugar: Study
- Losing Excess Weight in Childhood Cuts Diabetes Risk
- Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care
- Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?