Diabetes Insipidus: Tests & Diagnosis

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Which hormone plays the most important role in diabetes insipidus?

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1.

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

2. _____ may be an indication of diabetes insipidus:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This brief quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of how to diagnose diabetes insipidus. You'll answer questions about topics like visually looking for problems in the brain. The quiz can be taken using your mobile device.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here are the concepts the quiz will assess:

  • Hormone that plays the most important role in diabetes insipidus
  • Major problem in diabetes insipidus
  • Possible indication of diabetes insipidus
  • Diagnosing diabetes insipidus using vasopressin
  • Best test for visually looking for problems in the brain

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a hormone that plays the most important role in diabetes insipidus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a major problem in diabetes insipidus
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a possible indication of diabetes insipidus and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by reviewing the related lesson titled Diabetes Insipidus: Tests & Diagnosis. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

  • Urinalysis for diagnostic testing
  • Water (fluid) deprivation test
  • Signs of diabetes insipidus
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