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Diabetes Insipidus
A disorder characterized by pronounced thirst and the passage of large quantities of dilute urine, caused by a defect of thekidney tubules.
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Iddm)
Type 1 diabetes is also known as insulin dependant diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset diabetes. There is no insulin produced by the body in this condition, hence the sugar does not get utilized by the cells to convert it into energy. The patient is dependant on insulin from outward sources to maintain the sugar levels. The person can be a ...
Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Niddm)
Type 2 or Adult Diabetes is the most common type of Diabetes. It generally happens with the setting of Age. In this form of diabetes the pancreas in the body doesn’t produce sufficient insulin. It is also famous as Insulin Resistance, implication of which is that fat, liver, and muscle cells are not able to react normally to insulin. This ...
Cranial Mononeuropathy Iii; Diabetic Type
Cranial mononeuropathy-III is a disorder which results in complication of diabetes. Cranial mononeuropathy-III is observed as the most common cranial nerve disorder in those people who are suffering from diabetes. Pupil-sparing third cranial nerve palsy and diabetic third nerve palsy is considered as the alternative name of the condition.
Diabetes Insipidus; Central
Diabetes Insipidus is a condition in which kidneys of the body become incapable of conserving water. There are several forms of diabetes insipidus and central Diabetes Insipidus is one among them. In the human body, antidiuretic hormone (ADH) known as vasopressin is responsible for conserving the amount of water in the body. The hormone is produced in a brain’s region ...
Diabetic Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Coma
Diabetic Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar coma is a condition that arises due to complication of type 2 diabetes. This condition is characterized by high levels of blood sugar without the existence of keotones. In simple words, it can be said that the Diabetic Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar coma is a situation that involves: Extremely high sugar level Extreme dehydration Decreased consciousness Some of the ...
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a condition that develops when a body experiences absolute shortage of insulin. In other words, it can be said that it is a state of relative or absolute insulin deficiency that is aggravated by certain body conditions like dehydration, hyperglycemia, etc. Those people who have type 1 diabetes are more prone towards the condition as compared to ...
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic neuropathy is a disorder belongs to family of nerve disorders in which nerve gets damaged due to high blood sugar levels. Those people who have diabetes gradually suffer from nerve damage. It has been observed that about 60-70% of people those who have diabetes normally suffer from some kind of neuropathy. Although, diabetes results in nerve problems that can ...
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that leads to the damage to the eye’s retina due to prolonged exposure to type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Retina is considered as the light-sensitive tissue present at the back of the eye. For healthy vision, it is necessary that a human eye possesses healthy retina. Normally, it has been seen that both the ...
Drug-Induced Hypoglycemia
Drug-induced hypoglycemia is a condition that results in lowering blood sugar level due to administration of certain medications. Hypoglycemia is a common condition that affects a number of people. Hypoglycemia-drug induced is the alternative name of the condition.
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is a kind of diabetes that affects pregnant women. In other words, it can be said that the disease is diagnosed for the first time when a women is pregnant. Statistically, it has been observed that in the U.S., out of every 100 cases of pregnancy, 3-8 cases of the gestational diabetes are common. In U.S., every year ...
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia is a condition that results in low blood sugar level. Glucose is considered as an important source of energy for the body. Glucose comes from the food. The condition occurs suddenly and can be treated easily. In adults and those children who are above 10 years of age, Hypoglycemia rarely occurs. Some of the alternatives name of the condition ...
Insulinoma
Insulinoma is an insulin hormone that produces tumor in the pancreas. The tumor is very rare and usually affects the adult. These tumors are hardly ½ inch in size; therefore it becomes difficult to locate it. An important fact is that most of the cases of Insulinoma are non-cancerous. Insuloma and islet cell adenoma are alternative names of the condition.
Diabetes Insipidus-Nephrogenic
Is type of diabetes in which kidneys fail absorb water in body

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