Problems with ADH: SIADH and Diabetes Insipidus


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Which is true about diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus?

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1. Which of these is not a term that describes the potential etiology of diabetes insipidus?

2. Which of the following describes a symptom of SIADH?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of the lesson on antidiuretic hormone problems. To pass the quiz, you will have to differentiate between diabetes insipidus (DI) and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH), among related concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • Facts about diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus
  • Terms associated with DI
  • Symptoms of SIADH
  • Treatments for SIADH

Skills Practiced

Students have the chance to apply these skills:

  • Information recall - access your knowledge of the potential etiology of DI
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast symptoms and treatments of SIADH and DI
  • Knowledge application - use your gained knowledge to answer questions about what you would and would not see on a SIADH patient's chart

Additional Learning

If you would like to find out more about this topic, review the complementary lesson titled Problems with ADH: SIADH and Diabetes Insipidus. The lesson discusses the following concepts:

  • Water as a crucial element of the human body
  • Where ADH is made
  • Functions of ADH
  • What happens when the body produces too much or too little ADH