Diabetes Insipidus: Overview
Diabetes insipidus is a disorder of the pituitary gland and kidneys. Its hallmark symptom is extreme volume of clear (insipid) urine. Despite its name beginning with “diabetes”, it actually has nothing to do with the more common disease of Diabetes Mellitus (commonly just called “diabetes”). It is not a type of diabetes, and is unlikely to be confused with or misdiagnosed as common diabetes.
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- Diabetes: Diabetes is a metabolic disease where the body loses the ability to properly process sugars (glucose). The full medical name
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