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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Diabetes insipidus What is Diabetes insipidus? -Uncommon disorder-Body is unable to properly regulate and retain fluids.-Hormone-related problem-There are four types: Central diabetes insipidus Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus Gestational diabetes insipidus Primary polydipsia DI affects about 1 in 25,000 people.It is more common in adults. Vasopressin: *Anti-diuretic hormone*Produced by the hypothalamus and stored in thepituitary gland -Pituitary gland: small structure at the base of the brain*Regulates the rate of fluid excreted by the kidneys Created by Amy Nguyen-Pham Causes:-Deficiency in vasopressin,an anti-diuretic hormone OR-Kidney not able to respondto vasopressin Signs and Symptoms: Excessive thirst Trouble sleeping Frequent urination Trouble participating in activities Bedwetting Feeling unwell In children, s/s may also include:Fever, vomit,diarrhea, delayed growth. Appearance PaleLethargicDry SkinChildren may display:Lack of normal growthLack of gain in weight double click to change this header text! No CURE. Cannot be PREVENTED.Having infections, tumors, and injuries treated may reduce risk. Medical Treatment Treatment depends on type of diabetes insipidus:*Central diabetes insipidus- use of synthetic hormone called desmopressin*Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus- low salt diet, avoid dehydration*Gestational diabetes insipidus- meal plans and physical activity; may also include daily blood glucose testing and insulin injections*Primary polydipsia- decrease fluid intake Diagnosis Water deprivation testAntidiuretic hormone testMRI scan
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