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Diabetes Insipidus Serum Osmolality
Can the hypernatremia of diabetes insipidus be disguised as normal serum sodium due to extreme low sodium diet for many years?
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Diabetes insipidus: 400 characters are too few to answer your question. In general, the doctor will look at a 24-hour urine collection for determination of urine volume, serum electrolyte concentrations and glucose level, urinary specific gravity, simultaneous plasma and urinary osmolality, and plasma ADH level. It may also include a water deprivation test, MRI, etc. ...Read more
During fluid deprivation test, the ADH level dropped down to 1/3 of pre test level and below reference values. Is that a sign of diabetes insipidus?
Not necessarily: The most important thing to be following in a water deprivation test is the urine and serum osmolality. If the serum osmolality rises above normal, but the urine osmolality does not rise significantly, you have diabetes insipidus. Measuring ADH levels can be unreliable. ...Read more
Thirst,lots of urine: Diabetes insipidus is a disorder that impairs the body's ability to make concentrated urine. Common symptoms in childhood might include constant thirst and large amounts of urine. There is also often a family history of the disease that can prompt an evaluation by the child's pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluctuating glucose: Check your glucose levels in the evening, note if it is unusually high. High serum glucose does result in increased urination, as the body tries to clear toxic levels of glucose. Write your findings down, and share them with your Dr.. a change in your management might be in order.. Best Wishes ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vasopressin test.: This is a dehydration test for diabetes insipidus. First, fluid is withheld until urine osmolality is stable. Then 5 u of vasopressin is given by subcutaneous injection. The urine and plasma osmolality/concentration is measures before and one hour after the injection. Argenine vasopressin or avp given to these patients causes a >9% rise in urine osmolality. In normal patients, it is <9%. ...Read more
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