Central Diabetes Insipidus
Here are some important things to remember about central diabetes insipidus:
- Central diabetes insipidus is a rare condition caused by the kidneys' inability to filter urine.
- Common central diabetes insipidus symptoms include excessive urination and increased thirst.
- Central diabetes insipidus is caused by damage to the pituitary gland, which disrupts the normal storage and release of ADH.
- A central diabetes insipidus diagnosis is based on a series of tests, including urinalysis and a fluid deprivation test.
- Central diabetes insipidus treatment includes desmopressin and reducing fluid intake.