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what is osteoporosis

low bone mass and micro deterioration with incr. risk of fracture

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what is rate of osteo in canada

1/4 women
1/8 men

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5 risk factors for osteoporosis

1. weight under 57kg
2. smoking
3. ex alcohol
4. ex caffeine
5. low Ca intake

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RDI of Ca in healthy young ppl

1000mg/day

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4 risks for vit. D deficiency

1. older
2. dark skin
3. don't go outside
4. cover skin

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most common reason for visit to docs

Hypertension

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why is salt bad

incr BP>CV disease

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what is adequate Na intake for adults

2000mg/day

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what is DASH diet

sodium reduced diet

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how is chronic stress related to obesity

positive feedback through cortisol

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what are constitutional symptoms of endocrine probs

1. appetite
2. weight loss
3. sweating
4. lethargy

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3 GU symptoms of endocrine

1. polyuria
2. mestrual changes
3. ED

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2 derm symptoms in endo

1. pigmentation
2. dryness

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2 MSK symptoms of endocrine

1. stature
2. acromegaly in areas

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2 neuro symptoms of endocrine

1. headaches
2. seizures

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3 GI symptoms of endocrine

1. diarrhea
2. constipation

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