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Life Time With Diabetes Insipidus

Hi i am 18 - living in SA - and have been living with diabetes insipidus basically my whole life. i was Diagnosed when i was 1yr & 6 months old . Currently struggeling to find info on correct dosages of DDAVP but coping fine :)
i still enjoy a happy active life with no complications regarding the diabetes.

Good luck to everyone who has it , i know we are only a hand full.
nina1994 nina1994 18-21 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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I'm not sure on the precise doses of DDAVP however I think it differs from person to person. Your doctor would be a good start as per how much and how often to administer it.

Have you been taking it? Has it been helping?

HI ALL FROM IRELAND

I ALSO HAVE D.I ALL MY LIFE AND IM 33 YRS AND ALSO MY 3 DAUGHTER HAVE D.I .. WE HAVE ALL BEEN USING DDA VP 0.1 ml 3 OR 4 TIME A DAY , IM TAKING IT NEARLY 20 OR SO YRS AND THAT ALL MY KID HAVE BEEN TAKING AND THEY AGE FROM 14 ,11,05,MOST OF THE TIME IT WORK BUT WE DO STILL HAVE OFF DAY .IT BEEN GOOD READING ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE WHO HAVE D.I AS I KNOW NO ONE WHO HAVE IT ,GOOD LUCK FINDING THE RIGHT DOSE OF DDAVP FOR YOU ,

Do you have ndi because you said your kids have it my son had ndi and I'm worried when I have more kids they will have it to