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In What Ways Is Diabetes Insipidus Similar To Diabetes Mellitus

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There are a number of conditions associated with diabetes; these include coeliac disease, thyroid disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, diabetes insipidus, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, mastopathy, muscular conditions, and dental health complications. Diabetes can also increase your risk of developing certain types of cancer. Coeliac disease is a common autoimmune disease that affects 1 in 100 people, but only 10–15 per cent are diagnosed. Gluten triggers an immune reaction in people with coeliac disease and gluten damages the lining of the small intestine. Other parts of the body may be affected. Coeliac disease is more common in people who already have Type 1 diabetes, as both are autoimmune conditions and so are genetically linked. Some people with Type 1 diabetes find it is only after starting insulin that the symptoms of coeliac disease become noticeable. Some people with Type 1 diabetes have a ‘silent’ form of coeliac disease, which means no symptoms are apparent and it is only diagnosed by screening. There is no link between coeliac disease and Type 2 diabetes. If you think you may have coeliac disease you should: Discuss your symptoms with your GP Your GP can then Continue reading >>

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  1. Anafry

    How does the mechanism by which diuresis occurs with diabetes insipidus differ from that which occu?

    How does the mechanism by which diuresis occurs with diabetes insipidus differ from that which occurs in diabetes mellitus?

  2. KA kaismama

    In diabetes insipidus its the failure of the kidneys to respond to Anti diuretic hormone. In diabetes mellitus its a response to all the sugar in your blood, trying to get rid of it.

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