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Central Diabetes Insipidus: A Summary

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.
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