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Diabetes insipidus

Diabetes insipidus

(Science: disease, endocrinology) rare form of diabetes in which the kidney tubules do not reabsorb sufficient water. This can be because (a) either the renal tubules have defective receptors for antidiuretic hormone (adh, vasopressin) or (b) a class of aquaporin water channel in the collecting duct is defective or (c) there is inadequate adh production by the pituitary, leading to the excessive production of dilute urine.


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Re: Homeostasis.

... knowledge on the condition to help people's quality of life. Eg. Diabetes insipidus and diabetes melitus. Genetic engineering has helped to obtain pure insulin for insulin ...

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by favorina
Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:14 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Homeostasis.
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Pedigree chart question...

say i was to make a pedigree chart where diabetes is the recessive trait... Firstly diabetes stands for many disorders... Diabetes mellitus (type I, type II), diabetes insipidus (cranial, nephrogeneic), MODY...etc. And none of these are genetic recessive diseases... ...

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by Revenged
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:53 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree chart question...
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Views: 7482

diabeties

Diabetes insipidus is a problem with the antidiuretic hormone produced by the pancreas - this directly affects water reabsorption ...

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by Darby
Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 24475

diabeties

Diabetes insipidus isn't a pancreas problem, it's a pituitary / hypophysis problem.

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by Darby
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 24475

Diabetes

what kind of diabetes did you mean?? is it diabetes type I, diabetes type II or diabetes insipidus??

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by victor
Mon May 08, 2006 11:04 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 5
Views: 3256
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