It's got nothing to do with blood sugar-
Aminu Mohammed is a pediatric gastroenterologist at GI Care for Kids, where he leads the efforts on pancreatic disorders.
Diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus are not related. Those with diabetes insipidus have normal blood glucose levels. They are both called diabetes, because people with both conditions usually produce a lot of urine.
In the case of diabetes insipidus, the lack of a hormone from the pituitary gland near the brain causes an abnormally large amount of urine to flow through the kidneys. As a result, a person with diabetes insipidus may drink large amounts of liquids due to excessive thirst and dehydration.
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