Acta diabetologia latina

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 335–337 | Cite as

Occurrence of diabetes mellitus in neurogenic diabetes insipidus

  • Giuseppe Aliberti
  • Francesco Fallucca
Original Contributions


The occurrence of a family history of diabetes mellitus, of overt diabetes mellitus and of impaired glucose tolerance was investigated in a group of 43 patients with neurogenic diabetes insipidus. Family history was positive in 16.2% of these, similar to that in control subjects; manifest diabetes mellitus was present in 9.3%, impaired glucose tolerance in 20%. This prevalence appears to be even more significant, considering the patients' mean age, 26.9±2.3 years.


Diabetes mellitus Glucose tolerance Neurogenic diabetes insipidus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Aliberti
    • 1
  • Francesco Fallucca
    • 1
  1. 1.Cattedra di Medicina Costituzionale ed EndocrinologiaUniversità di RomaRoma

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