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Diabetes-Hypoglycemia: Diabetes Insipidus

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Criteria for referral
  • History of frequent urination and excessive urine volume (>2.5 liters/day)
Do not refer:
  • Patients with frequent, small volume urination
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit

Please obtain the following tests:

  • FASTING Basic Metabolic Panel: BASIC (LAB15)
  • Osmolality, Serum (fasting) (LAB107)
  • Osmolality, Urine (fasting) (LAB420)
  • Urinalysis, UA (LAB348)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Diabetes Insipidus
Appointment Timeframe If the patient is pregnant, symptomatic with A1c>11%, had a recent ketoacidosis and/or had a recent hospitalization related to diabetes, request expedited appointment.

If glucose is documented <50 mg% (and the patient does not have diabetes mellitus), request expedited evaluation, generally 1-3 weeks.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart

External Patients: Hard copies of abnormal test results, ultrasounds, CT scans and MRI's that support the suspected diagnosis are required in order for a patient to be seen. Please fax these, along with the MEND Outpatient Consult Request Form, to: 734-998-1438.

If you are unable to fax information, the patient can hand carry non-UM records to the visit.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800 962-3555
Patients: 866 266-5211
Clinic Location Sites The primary site for diabetes insipidus care is the Domino's Farms MEND ACU. Patients are also seen at Brighton, Saline, Chelsea, East Ann Arbor, Northville UM Health Care Centers.

Domino's Farms
Brighton Health Center
Chelsea Health Center
East Ann Arbor Health Center
Northville Health Center
Saline Health Center
UM Consulting Physician MEND Faculty
Revised on: 06/02/2017



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