Diabetes Insipidus - Frequently Asked Questions

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Medically Reviewed by dr. simi paknikar, MD
Last Updated on May 04, 2015
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult in the case of diabetes insipidus?

An endocrinologist can diagnose and treat diabetes insipidus.

2. What is neurohypophyseal diabetes insipidus?

This is another term for central diabetes insipidus. The neurohypophysis is another name for the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland which is responsible for secretion of ADH.

3. What is gestational diabetes insipidus?

Gestational diabetes insipidus occurs during pregnancy due to an increase in breakdown of ADH.

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