Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease characterized by excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine, which cannot be reduced when fluid intake is reduced. It denotes inability of the kidney to concentrate urine. DI is caused by a deficiency of antidiuretic hormone, or by an insensitivity of the kidneys to that hormone.
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Email list support group for patients or family members diagnosed with DI(water diabetes). Registration required.
MedlinePlus: Diabetes Insipidus
Includes the causes, incidences, risk factors, with links to central DI, Nephrogenic DI, and further explanation of medical terminology used.
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Foundation
The NDI Foundation was formed to support education, research, treatment, and cure for nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. Includes nutrition guidelines and articles.
Support for Diabetes Insipidus
Global Health Network's yahoo group for people affected by this disorder. Registration required.
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