Flashcards in Diabetes and endocrine quiz Deck (13)
Receptor employed by insulin?
Tyrosine kinase receptor
Receptor employed by growth hormone?
Receptor employed by calcium?
G protein coupled receptor
Cranial nerves within/in vicinity of cavernous sinus
CNIII,IV, V1, V2, VI
What might you give in hyperparathyroidism?
Vitamin D to absorb calcium
Target of action of Dapagliflozin is?
Sodium glucose co transporter 2
chemical communication between cells within a tissue or organ
a chemical that acts on the same cell
a chemical that acts within the same cell
Myxedema is a condition marked by thickening and swelling of the skin caused by insufficient production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland.
What is the hypophysis?
The pituitary gland
A history of seizures and hypocalcemia?
Suggests that the anti-convulsants may be causing the hypocalcemia