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1

what percentage of the islet cell volume do B-cells occupy?

25%

2

B-cells

Glucose uptake into cells are facilitated by GLUT-2

3

Not an action of insulin

decreases protein synthesis in muscle

4

Blood relatives

Insulitis

5

57 year old man

Loss of islet Beta Cells

6

Not an effect of incretins

Increase in appetite

7

Which pancreatic islet cells release glucagon?

Alpha

8

Insulin-dependent glucose uptake by skeletal muscle and adipocytes?

GLUT-4

9

Diabetic Hypoglycemia

  •  occur in Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitusn
  • due to insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents

10

Type II diabetes mellitus etiology

Metabolic

11

First choice of therapy for newly diagnosed Type II diabetic?

Diet therapy

12

Glucagon-like Peptide-1 is released from

small intestine

13

18 y.o

  • Elevated:
    • Glucose
    • Free Fatty Acids
    • Acetoacetic acid

14

Absent in MEN 1

thyroid Medullary Carcinoma 

15

Which of the followingzones of the ovary contain the follicles?

  • Cortex

16

At what follicular stage is the egg release?

Graafian Follicle

17

During what phase of the menstrual cycle does estradiol have a positive feed back on GnRH?

Mid-cycle

18

False about menopause

  • Progesterone deficiency is associated with most of its signs and symptoms

19

False about follicular stage of menstraul cycle

  • responsible for secretory phase of the endometrium

20

Non-reproductive effect of estradiol

Catabolic effect on bone

21

Not an action of progesterone

  • During pregnancy, decreases uterine threshold to contractile stimuli 

22

Source of increase in concentration at point D is?

corpus luteum

23

Wife of a friend

Endometriosis

24

False about Endometriosis

Distant sites are never involve

ex: heart and lungs

25

False about morning sickness

  • Never severe enough to require hospitalization

26

What can be seen if there is disruption of pituitary stalk?

  • All of the above
    • Increase in prolactin levels
    • Decrease in:
      • FSH secretion
      • ACTH secretion
    • Drop in LH levels

27

Flase about human placental lactogen

Protects against fetal hyperglycemia

28

False about labor?

  • Well defined mechanism of delivary

29

What is Responsible for estriol production during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy?

  • Placenta
  • Fetal Liver
  • Fetal Adrenal Gland

30

Most common cause of abnormal uterine bleeding

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding