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ACTH

adrenocarticotropic hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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BMR

basal metabolic rate

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Ca

calcium

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DI

diabetes insipidus

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DKA

diabetic ketoacidosis

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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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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HDL

high-density lipoprotein

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HgbA1C

hemoglobin A1C

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IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; also known as type 1 diabetes

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K

potassium

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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LTH

lactogenic hormone

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MSH

melanocyte-stimulating hormone

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Na

sodium

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NIDDM

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; also known as type 2 diabetes

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OT

oxcytocin

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PBI

protein-bound iodine

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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RAI

radioactive iodine

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RAIU

radioactive iodine uptake

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T3

triiodothyronine (thyroid hormone)

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T4

thyroxine (thyroid hormone)

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TFT

thyroid function test

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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VLDL

very-low-density lipoprotein