How is diabetes insipidus (DI) defined?

Updated: Mar 18, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Diabetes insipidus (DI) is defined as the passage of large volumes (>3 L/24 h) of dilute urine (< 300m Osm/kg). DI has 2 major forms: central and nephrogenic.


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