What are the dietary restrictions in the treatment of diabetes insipidus (DI)?

Updated: Mar 18, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Answer

No specific dietary considerations exist in chronic DI, but the patient should understand the importance of an adequate and balanced intake of salt and water. A low-protein, low-sodium diet can help to decrease urine output.


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