Dipsogenic Diabetes Insipidus

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Dipsogenic Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes insipidus is a condition where the kidneys do not function properly, causing individuals to have to urinate frequently and often become dehydrated. Normally, the kidneys, which are small organs located in the abdomen (belly), filter a person’s blood multiple times a day and create urine. However, when a person has diabetes insipidus, they filter out too much water and create too much urine. This causes the individual to have to urinate more frequently, often every hour of the day and night. There are different types of diabetes insipidus depending on the actual chemical cause of the disorder. Dipsogenic diabetes insipidus is caused by a dysfunction in a certain area of the brain. Onset of diabetes insipidus can occur at any age beyond infancy. Most symptoms of diabetes insipidus can be controlled with medication, and depending on the cause, it may sometimes resolve after a period of time. During this time, however, it is important to have a physician manage the condition to prevent dehydration or other potential consequences of diabetes insipidus. The frequency of diabetes insipidus is 3 in every 100,000 people.

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Effects of GLP-1 Analogues on Fluid Intake in Patients With Primary Polydipsia (The GOLD-Study)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Primary Polydipsia

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2017

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Use of Copeptin in Diabetes Insipidus
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Insipidus (Central and Nephrogen); Primary Polydipsia

 

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2018

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