Joseph Verbalis, Author at Clinical Advisor

Joseph Verbalis

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Diabetes Insipidus

Are You Sure the Patient Has Diabetes Insipidus? Diabetes insipidus (DI) is defined as an uncontrolled solute-free water diuresis (which is also called “aquaresis”) due to an inability to maximally concentrate the urine. The clinical hallmark of DI is the excretion of a large volume of hypotonic, insipid (tasteless) urine, usually manifested by polyuria (increased…

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