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ACTH

adrenocorticotropic hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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DM-I

diabetes mellitus, type 1

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DM-II

diabetes mellitus, type 2

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DKA

diabetic ketoacidosis

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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FPG

fasting plasma glucose

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FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

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GH

growth hormone

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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HbA1C

Hemoglobin A1C

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IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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MEN

multiple endocrine neoplasia

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MEN-I

multiple endocrine neoplasia, type I

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MEN-IIA

multiple endocrine neoplasia, type IIA

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MEN-IIB

mutiple endocrine neoplasia, type IIB

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MSH

melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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NIDDM

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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RAIU

radioactive iodine uptake test

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STH

somatotropin hormone

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T3

triiodothyronine

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T4

thyroxine

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

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PAP

prostatic acid phosphatase

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PSA

prostate specific antigen

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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C-section

Cesarean section