watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, hypochlorhydria syndrome

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watery diarrhea, hypokalemia, hypochlorhydria syndrome

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WDHA

A rare syndrome characterized by the passage of loose stools, a low serum potassium level, and an elevated gastric pH. It is caused by excessive pancreatic secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP).
Synonym: pancreatic cholera
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Since then Trust has been identified and is set to merge with WDHA if plans are voted through by local tenants.
The WDHA syndrome: Clinical and laboratory data on 28 Japanese cases.
The proposal, which has been influenced by tenant priorities, offers significant benefits for tenants and would mean that Trust Housing Association would become the landlord and be responsible for the homes and services WDHA currently provides to tenants.
WDHA chief executive Niall Gordon said: "This money is not being taken out of the current pot; this is extra cash going in.
"It is set to be a pretty groundbreaking deal keeping all the things that are important to WDHA tenants such as a local service within Wishaw and a level of service."
WDHA chief executive Niall Gordon said: "We hope we can assure tenants about the proposals and any concerns they may have.
There were three housing associations that WDHA were in discussions with and I would like to have seen all three putting forward their ideas to the tenants.
Speaking about the decision, Brenda Higgins, WDHA chairperson, said: "Trust HA has engaged well with our residents and staff and the result is that we are confident that this transfer of engagements will produce an even stronger local housing organisation, offering a wider range of services to tenants and other service users.
Beleaguered WDHA were told in August to merge with another body after a report concluded remaining independent would be "unsustainable".
The proposed takeover of WDHA raises more questions than answers, according to one tenant.
Ross Thomson The Scottish Housing Regulator's decision to recommend a merger follows two years of woe at WDHA.
WDHA tenant John Carr said: "It's the uncertainty of it all.