Concurrent onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus and central diabetes insipidus in an adult male

Capatina, Cristina; Poiana, Catalina; Ghinea, Adela; Dumitrascu, Anda
December 2016
International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries;Dec2016, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p393
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of a 43-year-old man who presented with significant polyuria and polydipsia. It was revealed that six month earlier, he was diagnosed with uncontrolled type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and further water deprivation test confirmed central diabetes insipidus (CDI). He was administered with oral desmopressin.


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