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Diabetes Insipidus Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the major initial signs and symptoms of diabetes insipidus?

Question 2 2. What causes diabetes insipidus?

Question 3 3. Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus:

Question 4 4. Which of the following would be used to treat central diabetes insipidus?

Question 5 5. Which of the following DOES NOT relate to diabetes mellitus

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Question 6 6. Which condition results from insufficient insulin?

Question 7 7. Which of the following clues helps you identify the disorder as diabetes insipidus over diabetes mellitus.

Question 8 8. Which clue helps you identify the condition as gestational diabetes insipidus?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a potential life-threatening sign of diabetes insipidus?

Question 10 10. What are the two major signs of diabetes insipidus in dogs?

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Question 11 11. Dogs with diabetes insipidus caused by a lack of ADH production will benefit from:

Question 12 12.

Pretend your dog has diabetes insipidus but you haven't taken it to the vet just yet. If you want to stop it from having accidents at home so much, you should (choose any/all relevant choices):

I. Take away any source of water (or other liquid) so it has nothing to drink, even if for only half the day while you're at work or school.

II. Have it checked out by a veterinarian to see if the dog needs DDAVP.

III. Ensure your dog has plenty of food to eat.

Question 13 13. Which of the following can cause diabetes insipidus?

Question 14 14. Which statement about diabetes insipidus is incorrect:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT done to diagnose diabetes insipidus?

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Question 16 16.

Use the clues to identify the type of diabetes insipidus:

The patient is on antiviral medication and brain scans show no damage to the hypothalamus or pituitary

Question 17 17. Which hormone plays the most important role in diabetes insipidus?

Question 18 18. You're a doctor. You suspect your patient has diabetes insipidus. You inject them with vasopressin. You then notice they keep producing massive amounts of urine. You suspect:

Question 19 19.

A _____ is a major problem in diabetes insipidus.

I. A lack of production/secretion of ADH by the brain

II. A lack of the kidneys' response to ADH

III. A lack of the kidneys' response to epinephrine

Question 20 20. _____ may be an indication of diabetes insipidus:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following would you most expect in diabetes insipidus?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is the most important complication of diabetes insipidus?

Question 23 23. Extremely large quantities of urine are produced in:

Question 24 24. Diabetes insipidus can lead to an imbalance of _____, like calcium, potassium, and sodium.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a medication used to treat bipolar disorder?

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Question 26 26.

What are some signs/symptoms of lithium induced diabetes insipidus?

I. Polyuria

II. Polydipsia

III. Nocturia

Question 27 27. Which of the following medications helps minimize the amount of lithium that accumulates within the kidneys and may improve the kidney's ability to respond to vasopressin (which mimics ADH)?

Question 28 28. What is bipolar disorder?

Question 29 29. What is polydipsia?

Question 30 30.

Use the clue to determine the type of diabetes being described:

Manifests in childhood. The body damaged the pancreas and insulin is not produced.

Diabetes Insipidus Chapter Exam Instructions

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