How Does Sodium Levels Affect Diabetes?

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Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is a disorder in which a defect in the small tubes (tubules) in the kidneys causes a person to pass a large amount of urine. The tubules allow water to be removed from the body or reabsorbed.

See also: Diabetes insipidus - central


Alternative Names

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus; Acquired nephrogenic diabetes insipidus; Congenital diabetes insipidus


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Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus occurs when the kidney tubules do not...

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