Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Diabetes insipidus is the result of.. A disorder of the pituitary gland



Diabetes insipidus is the result of:
A- A diet high in sugar and carbohydrates.
B- A complicated pregnancy.
C- A disorder of the pancreas.
D- A disorder of the pituitary gland.

Correct Response: D

Diabetes insipidus is the result of a pituitary gland disorder although it can also occur as the result of a brain infection or tumor as well as a closed head trauma that impacts on the pituitary gland. Diabetes insipidus is a lack of antidiuretic hormone secretion from the pituitary gland and the signs and symptoms include polyuria, polydipsia, hypernatremia and dehydration.