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does any one have Diabetes Insipidus

if a person with Diabetes Insipidus could they get dehydrated even if they drink water? i think i had diabetes but all my blood suger test are normal and i drink and pee a lot! if you have Diabetes Insipidus how did you found out and what was the systoms

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enaNianza

Asked by enaNianza at 11:31 PM on Jun. 8, 2009 in Health

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  • Diabetes Insipidus is a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst. - found online

    Some of the literature says that the desire for water (cold) could be an indication.

    If you think you may have it.. it is a 1 in 25,000 chance! Get it checked out by a doctor... seek a 2nd opionion also.

    Look it up on WebMd.. they have stuff on there :)
    laurenregister

    Answer by laurenregister at 11:40 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

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