Definition Hypernatremia is a medical condition characterized by high sodium level measuring above 145mmol/L in the blood. This is the most common type of electrolyte imbalance in the United States. The most [Read More ...]

Heat Stroke

Definition Heat stroke or sun stroke is a heat-related medical emergency characterized by abnormal rise in the core body temperature, above 105ºF. This is different from “stroke” which refers to lack of [Read More ...]

Diabetes Insipidus

Definition Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disease where the kidneys are unable to retain water resulting in polyuria – excessive and frequent urination. The kidneys are the main organs for regulating fluid [Read More ...]