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Prevalence and Incidence of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus: Rare Disease

Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, or a subtype of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.

Ophanet, who are a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus as a "rare disease". More information about Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus is available from Orphanet

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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