Diabetes insipidus

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  • Diabetes Insipidus Summary

    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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  • Case Study: Definition And Symptoms Of A Case Study For Diabetes Insipidus

    several possibilities, and doctors would need to run tests to pinpoint the exact cause, but these symptoms sound like the three-year old could have diabetes insipidus, which is a condition that causes excessive thirst and increased urination. Sometimes you may hear doctors refer to diabetes insipidus as DI. While part of its name is 'diabetes, ' it isn 't the type of diabetes you 're probably thinking about. And while some of the symptoms are similar, its causes are quite different, so when…

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  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Case Study Essay

    Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (NDI) Case Study Epidemiology and Mechanisms of the disease The Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus is firstly a rare disease to get or it can be inherited and the rate of getting it is 1 in 20 million which shows how rare this condition is. The cause is that the body has low levels of Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) and Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) which then cause the kidneys unable to concentrate the urine which is called polyuria which leads to excessive amount of urine…

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  • Diabetes Insipidus: A Case Study

    1. A 35-year-old male has come to see you because he is urinating, by his estimate, about 8L/day. He is constantly thirsty and drinks as much cold water as he can every day. His sleep is disrupted because of the need to urinate throughout the night. During your assessment, you learn he had several concussions playing college sports. He was recently involved in a car accident in which the airbag deployed and knocked him out. You test his urine and the specific gravity is 1.002. Stat labs reveal…

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  • Describe The Causes Of Dog Dehydration

    tsp for little dogs and 1-2 tbsp for larger dogs every 10 minutes for some hours. Do not give your dog free access to liquids as he may take too much in one drink which can lead to vomiting, and will result to more electrolytes loss. However, if you notice that your dog is already vomiting or on the verge of vomiting, bring him to the vet right away. Dehydration is already severe and can lead to fatality. • Underlying medical problem. There are many medical problems which can lead to excessive…

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  • Hypernatremia Case Study

    NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS ASSOCIATED WITH RHABDOMYOLISIS Introduction Diabetes insipidus (DI) presents with hypernatremia and consequent hyperosmolality in individuals with an impaired thirst mechanism or no free access to water. Hyperosmolality was found to be associated with rhabdomyolisis, a disease consist of elevated serum creatinine kinase (CPK) and myoglobinuria. Fluid resuscitation is the mainstay of the treatment to prevent life-threatening complications including acute…

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  • Diabetes Type 2 Lab Report

    Diabetes type 2 is a chronic condition in which insulin does not respond to high glucose levels in the blood. The insulin produced in the body has a resistance to the glucose. The pancreas may still produce insulin, but the insulin does not have the usual effect on cells. Diabetes affects people when there are high blood glucose levels, which lead to damage of blood vessels. This can lead to several complications including heart disease, kidney damage, nerve damage, eye damage and can cause…

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  • Erdheim-Chester Disease: A Case Study

    Primary diagnosis: Erdheim-Chester disease. Secondary diagnosis: Other diseases of the circulatory system. The claimant was a 51-year-old woman. Alleged disability: “erdheim-chester disease, sjorgen’s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes insipidus, pituitary glands, high blood pressure.” She reported pain and fatigue. Because of the rare complications from her illnesses caused many complication s, therefore, she had medical follow-up visits in another town every 28 days. For every…

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  • Eating Disorders In America Research Paper

    should censor media better, help those with eating disorders, and examine other patterns that have lead to eating disorders in hopes that one day they will dissipate. Undoubtedly the eating disorders caused by the lack of censorship in social media is causing some serious illnesses tied to lack in nutrition. Without the proper nutrition many deficiencies develop, and when hospitalization could be required. For instance a person who lacks iodine would in result have issues with their thyroid…

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  • Diabetes Self-Management Education: A Literature Review

    The literature reviewed showed that diabetes self-management education (DSME) is an ongoing process used to facilitate and empower individuals to learn about diabetes and its complications. Hwee, Cauch-Dudek, Victor, Ng, & Shah (2014) define DSME as a critical element of care for people with diabetes to learn to manage their conditions in order to improve the outcomes. Multidisciplinary healthcare professionals that equip the patients with self-management skills, provide education and…

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