Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Glossary

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Glossary - D

diabetes insipidus

Definition:

  • diabetes insipidus - a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (ADH - Antidiuretic hormone - the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); leads to frequent urination and pronounced thirst

 

| deafness | delirium | delusions | dementia | depersonalization | diabetes insipidus | diabetes mellitus | diplopia | duodenal ulcer | dyspnea | dystonia |

 

Multiple Sclerosis

The risk among the general population of contracting Multiple Sclerosis is approx 1 in 800.

Life Expectancy

Life expectancy for people who have multiple sclerosis is growing longer with every passing year, particularly with the advancement of medical science, new drugs and better care and understanding of the disease.... Read More