What Are The Genetic And Nongenetic Causes Of Diabetes Insipidus?

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1 Diabetes Insipidus Last Updated: July 26, 2006 Synonyms and related keywords: diabetes insipidus, DI, hypernatremia, thirst, polydipsia, dehydration,central diabetes insipidus, CDI, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, NDI INTRODUCTION Background: The word diabetes is derived from the Greek verb diabainein, which means to stand with legsapart, as in urination, or to go through. Insipidus comes from a Latin word meaning without taste. In contrastto diabetes mellitus (DM), which describes the excretion of sweet urine, diabetes insipidus (DI) describesthe passing of tasteless urine because of its relatively low sodium content. Nephrogenic DI (NDI) reached North America in 1761, carried by Ulster Scots who arrived in Nova Scotia,Canada, on a ship named Hopewell. Scottish folklore reports the existence of the disease in Scotland before1761. According to legend, a gypsy woman traveling with her thirsty son is denied water by a housewife.The gypsy woman curses the housewife, causing the housewife's sons to crave water while condemning her daughters to pass the curse on to future generations. Pathophysiology: The basis of water loss in DI is distinct from water loss caused by DM. The renal tu Continue reading >>

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  1. Malia's Mama [ ♥ ]

    Headaches have to do with Gestational Diabetes ?

    Ive been having severe headaches in the middle of the night (that wake me up) and they dont go away until mid afternoon for a few weeks now (im 32 weeks pregnant) I was told I have gestational diabetes 3 days ago could this have anything to do with it ? Im waiting on the specialist to call my OB didnt really say much about it other than they would call me so I really dont know anything about it. It just dawned on me that they could possibly be connected :?: Anyway todays a specially bad one :( what do you guys think ?

  2. Jays*Mama

    I never had headaches from GD. I get them just from being pregnant though.

  3. Malia's Mama [ ♥ ]

    Quoting Achapm06:" I never had headaches from GD. I get them just from being pregnant though."
    Gosh its terrible I didnt have headaches or GB with my first pregnancy :(

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What Is The Difference In The Specific Gravity Of Diabetes Mellitus And Diabetes Insipidus?

Urine specific gravity (SG) is typically normal in diabetes mellitus (sweet urine). By definition urine is dilute or low SG in diabetes insipidus (tasteless or insipid urine); the kidneys are unable to produce concentrated urine. Continue reading >>

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    I've posted in a separate thread about my new diagnosis. I've noticed since I've started taking Metformin that I've been oddly moody and a bit more depressed than normal this past week. Has anyone else has this experience. I'm doing some research online right now but wondered of other people's encounters with this drug.
    The last thing I want right now is to feel emotionally worse than I already do. Perhaps after some time, my body will get used to it. Could this just be a side effect of starting the new medication?

  2. fatmad

    I haven't noticed any emotional problems per se with metformin. Most people have gastric problems for a little while, Butter Butt and I get leg pain from it after a while, but mine is manageable as long as I take a b complex supplement. The B's and maybe some vitamin D may be helpful.
    Another reason for emotional ups and downs may be the new diagnosis, ( stages of grieving) and dietary changes, so good supplements may be helpful.
    Metformin doesn't really lower blood sugar directly, so low blood glucose shouldn't be the problem unless your diet is giving you swings in blood sugar.

  3. julzchiki

    Fatmad, Thanks for your thoughts. The supplements is a great idea.

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Diabetes Insipidus is a rare illness that can affect anyone at any time. Visit http://www.skincare.technicians.co.uk... to learn more. Diabetes insipidus is a medical condition that can affect man, woman or child equally, age or race is no protection either. There are various symptoms associated with this illness and although not everyone will experience the same symptoms there are some that most sufferers will experience alike. The most universally observed symptoms of diabetes insipidus and the ones most common in all sufferers is Polydipsia and Polyuria. Polydipsia is having an excessive thirst which remains even after drinking large amounts of fluids. Polyuria is the condition that causes large amounts of urine to be passed through out the day and frequently through the night also. Both these conditions are seen as definitive signs that the patient is suffering from diabetes insipidus. Although these two conditions are the ones most commonly associated with diabetes insipidus they are not the only ones, in fact there are quite a few more symptoms that manifest themselves during this illness. A few of the more notable ones are: Confusion, tiredness and lethargy. Dizzy spells or feelings of light headedness. Dehydration and dry mouth. Electrolyte imbalance. Prescribed medication and lifestyle changes can often be effective in the treatment of diabetes insipidus. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "morgellons disease - learn more about morgellons disease" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9v8Q... -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

4 Types Of Diabetes Insipidus

When the body is unable to regulate how it handles the fluids that are within it, then diabetes insipidus will occur. The kidneys do more than just filter the blood to eliminate impurities. They also have a second job: to remove extra fluids. These extra fluids become urine and this gets stored in the bladder. When working properly, the system is self-regulating and will create less urine when more water is needed for exercise or sweat to cool off the body. It will create more when too many fluids are present. In 3 out of the 4 types of diabetes insipidus, the regulation system malfunctions and causes the kidneys to think that there is too much water in the body. Because of this, they will continually pull out fluids from the blood stream and turn it into urine. Depending on how many fluids are consumed over the course of the day, a person with diabetes insipidus may expel over 20 liters of urine over the course of 24 hours. That’s enough to fill 5 one gallon milk jugs with urine. Normally the human body creates an anti-diuretic hormone (ADH) called Vasopressin that is stored in the pituitary gland. That’s located at the base of the brain and the amount of ADH that gets release Continue reading >>

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    Hey , group have any of you tried Black Seed Oil ?

    I have been doing some research into Black seed oil and it sounds like something amazing. This is something physicians have used for over 3,000 years and it helps or cures just about anything except death. The pharaoh's of Egypt used this, it is mentioned in the Bible and the new test and lab results are astonishing. Medical scientist are now looking into what makes it so effective. I was so liking what I had found out about it so much that I put in an order for the jell tabs, from the reviews there was great results but the people who bought it in just oil form said it taste terrible. That is why I got the jell tabs, I think 100 in a jar. Just wondering if any of our group had taken or tried it. Here is one of many links, although this one want to sell you his. I didn't buy his but he had an article that mostly covered the subject. It said it can help both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics, I am looking that this may help decrease the insulin I currently take. Here is the link, tell me about your thoughts ?
    7 Proven Black Seed Oil Benefits & Cures

  2. w8chd

    That is most interesting. I'm for anything that might help us in our battle with this disease. Supplements are hit and miss in effectiveness but I usually try something a few months to see if it works. I believe they are just like the prescription meds, what works for one person may not for another. Anything to keep the prescription pushers at bay, I would try.
    A good post topic would be what supplements we have tried for various issues concerning diabetes. I would trust info from the folks on here before anywhere else.


    That would be a great topic for our group, many of us have tried many different things just to see how they affect us and our diabetes. Some of those do have some success but others do not. We need a pro's and con's supplement page where the group can chime in on their experiences.

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