Central diabetes insipidus (CDI)
Caused by ADH deficiency
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI)
Caused by impaired responsiveness of the kidney to ADH
Desmopressin, DDAVP (1-desamino-8-D arginine vasopressin)
synthetic ADH analog
drug of choice for CDI in dogs and cats
useful in both CDI and NDI
Restricted sodium chloride intake
NDI Drug of choice
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