Diabetes Insipidus | Overview

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What is diabetes insipidus?

Despite the name, diabetes insipidus is not related to type 1 or type 2 diabetes (diabetes mellitus). Diabetes insipidus is a hormone disorder that occurs when the body doesn't produce enough antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or doesn't use the hormone effectively.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 09/00

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