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- Cystic disease of the renal medulla
The risk factors for the cystic disease of the renal medulla include:
Age - It seems like people who are older are more likely to get this disease.
Gender - Men seem to be more likely to get it than women.
Race - People of Asian descent are more likely to get it than people of other races.
Family history - If your family has a history of cystic disease of the renal medulla or other diseases like it, Read More
- Diabetes insipidus
There is currently no cure for diabetes insipidus, but certain treatments can be done to relieve your thirst and decrease the urge to urinate. There are four forms of this disorder:
Central diabetes insipidus
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Gestational diabetes insipidus
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- Diabetic ketoacidosis (dka)
The treatments which are currently prescribed for KDA are-
Fluid Replacement: Depending on your situation, you will receive fluids to help you rehydrate. This is done to replenish the fluids lost through excessive urination while also helping dilute the excess sugar in your blood.
Electrolyte Replacement Therapy: As you may already be aware, electrolytes are minerals found in your blood, like sodium, potassium, and chl Read More
Fructose is a sugar that occurs naturally in fruits, vegetables, and honey. When a person cannot digest or absorb fructose, they may have fructose intolerance known as fructosuria. When a person has an intolerance to fructose, they may experience bloating, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.People with a more severe form of fructose intolerance called hereditary fructose intolerance will develop symptoms in infancy Read More
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus)
Signs and symptoms of HUS can include:
Decreased urination or blood in the urine
Abdominal pain, vomiting and occasionally fever
Small, unexplained bruises or bleeding from the nose and mouth
Fatigue and irritability
Confusion or seizures
High blood pressure
Swelling of the face, hands, feet or entire body
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Hyperglycemia doesn't cause symptoms until glucose values are significantly elevated — above 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 11 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). Symptoms of hyperglycemia develop slowly over several days or weeks. The longer blood sugar levels stay high, the more serious the symptoms become. However, some people who've had type 2 diabetes for a long time may not show any symptoms despite elevated blood sugars. Read More
- Juxtaglomerular hyperplasia
Juxtaglomerular hyperplasia is a new syndrome characterized by hypertrophy and hyperplasia of the juxtaglomerular apparatus of the kidneys, aldosteronism that results from adrenal cortical hyperplasia, and consistently normal blood pressure. Here, the aldosterone is overproduced, which has a strong impairment of urinary concentration ability.
In this condition, the circulating angiotensin starts getting increasi Read More
- Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
As this disease is hereditary, risk begins from the defected male gene, which can pass through women in their children.
Infants are usually born with Nephrogenic Diabetes due to hereditary mutations of genes from parents.
Problems with a part of your brain that controls thirst can also cause diabetes insipidus
Certain chronic diseases and drugs for the same given during the first few months lead to this form Read More
- Vasopressin-resistant diabetes insipidus
Vasopressin-resistant diabetes insipidus or Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (NDI) is a rare kidney disorder. It causes them to malfunction, causing the body to lose too much water. It occurs when the body's response to the hormone vasopressin fails. Depending on the hormone level or the severity of the symptoms, this condition can be mild or severe. This condition can be inherited or acquired. Symptoms of hereditary NDI may app Read More
- Vasopressin-sensitive diabetes insipidus
Diabetes associated with the brain and nervous system of the body is Vasopressin-Sensitive Diabetes Insipidus or CDI.This rare genetic disorder is diagnosed after the baby is born or in the early years of life.Test to measure blood electrolyte levels and sodium levels in the body.The body lacks vasopressin for many other reasons like brain damage, brain injury, tuberculosis (TB), and Blockage in a Read More