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Diabetes Insipidus Evaluation

The evaluation of diabetes insipidus begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with diabetes insipidus may include:

Blood and urine tests are necessary to diagnose diabetes insipidus.

Tests that may be used to evaluate diabetes insipidus include:

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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