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Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Insipidus: Introduction

Diabetes insipidous is a metabolic disorder involving the pituitary gland and the kidneys. Although it shares the name, diabetes insipidous is not a subtype nor in any way related to the more common sugar diabetes (diabetes mellitus). ...more »

Symptoms of Diabetes Insipidus

Treatments for Diabetes Insipidus

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Diabetes Insipidus?

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Types of Diabetes Insipidus

  • Central Diabetes Insipidous - most common type, caused by pituitary gland
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidous - kidney dysfunction
  • Autoimmune Diabetes Insipidous - caused by an autoimmune reaction
  • Dipsogenic Diabetes Insipidous - hypothalamus damage causing abnormal thirst
  • Gestational Diabetes Insipidous - related to pregnancy and ADH deficiency
  • more types...»

Diagnostic Tests for Diabetes Insipidus

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Diabetes Insipidus: Complications

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Causes of Diabetes Insipidus

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Disease Topics Related To Diabetes Insipidus

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Diabetes Insipidus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

Diabetes diagnosis and misdiagnosis (In-Depth Report): Detailed report on diabetes misdiagnoses, rare curable types, and less common diagnostic issues....read full report »

Misdiagnosis and Diabetes Insipidus

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and...read more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be causes...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different severities. Diseases in this...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is...read more »

Poorly healing leg rashes a classic sign of chronic disease: Recurring leg rashes, or poorly healing leg rashes, are a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes, particularly of Type 2 diabetes, but also Type 1 diabetes. They can also...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there are also various other causes. See causes of leg cramps...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and...read more »

Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension, is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients. Exertional dyspnea leads to a...read more »

Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be misdiagnosed as various conditions such as ...read more »

Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more...read more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, ...read more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other weight-related or associated...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Diabetes Insipidus

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Diabetes Insipidus: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Diabetes Insipidus

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Diabetes Insipidus

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Research about Diabetes Insipidus

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Clinical Trials for Diabetes Insipidus

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Diabetes Insipidus: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Diabetes Insipidus:

Metabolic disorder due to injury of the neurohypophyseal system; results in deficient quanity of antidiuretic hormone being released or produced, failure of tubular reabsorption of water in the kidney. - (Source - Diseases Database)

A rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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