Diabetes Insipidus Summary

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The article I chose for this week pertains to chapter thirteen pathological conditions of the pituitary gland “ Diabetes Insipidus”. The reason I chose this article was because I was curious about this disease and wanted to know about it. Diabetes insipidus has nothing to do with the amount of sugar in the blood, but an increase of urine output.

Diabetes insipidus comes in different forms central and nephrogenic. They are both very similar in that the kidneys will not be able to store water for later use when the body becomes dehydrated. What makes them different is how the body reacts to a certain hormone.

The body produces a certain hormone that tells the kidneys to store water if the body becomes dehydrated. If the body is unable to

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