James A Schafer

Body Water Balance 406

Estimation of Plasma Osmolality 407 Osmoreceptors and the Regulation of

Vasopressin Secretion 408 Vasopressin (ADH) 409 Cellular Action of Vasopressin 409 Plasma Osmolality Normally Regulates

Vasopressin Secretion 410 Effect of ECF Volume Depletion on Vasopressin Secretion 411 Quantifying Renal Concentrating Ability: Free Water Clearance 412

Development and Maintenance of Medullary Hyperosmolality 414 Medullary Blood Flow 416 Countercurrent Multiplication System 417 Urea Recycling in the Medulla 419 Impairments in Urinary Concentrating and Diluting Ability 420 Diabetes Insipidus 420

Loss of Medullary Concentrating or Diluting Ability 421

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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