Diabetes Insipidus - the danger of misunderstanding diabetes


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Diabetes is synonymous with sugar, but diabetes insipidus, "water diabetes", can't be forgotten. Between 2009 and 2016, 4 people died in hospital in England, when lifesaving treatment for the condition was not given. In this podcast, we hear some practical tips for non-specialists to aid diagnosis, and how patients should be managed during hospital admission. On the podcast are Miles Levy, consultant endocrinologist from Leicester Royal Infirmary Pat McBride, head of family services at the Pituitary Foundation John Wass, professor of endocrinology at Oxford University Malcolm Prentice, consultant endocrinologist at Croydon University Hospital. Read the full practice article: https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l321

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