Diabetes Insipidus Home Care
Home care for diabetes insipidus includes:
- Follow your doctor's instructions regarding fluid intake and diet.
- Avoid dehydration
- Carry water wherever you go
- Where a medical alert bracelet so health care providers are aware of your condition.
- Take your medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Avoid running out of your medication. Refill your prescriptions early.
- Don't stop taking your medication just because you feel better.
- If you feel worse, talk to your doctor before you stop your medication.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Do not stop prescription medications without talking to your doctor.
Diabetes Insipidus Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have diabetes insipidus and any of the following:
Continue to Diabetes Insipidus Underlying Cause
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