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Ca

calcium

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Fe

Iron

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K

Potassium

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Na

Sodium

used to control blood pressure

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2 hr pp

2 hour post-prandial (meal) blood glucose test

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BMP

Basic metabolic panel

Give health care provider info on your kidneys

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BS

Blood sugar

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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GTT

Glucose tolerance test

Screen for type 2 diabetes

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T3

Thyroid test (triiodothyronine)

investigative workup when a person has symptoms suggesting hyperthyroidism

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T4

Thyroid test (thyroxine)

Ordered in response to an abnormal TSH test result

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

Used to check thyroid gland problems

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DM

Diabetes Mellitus

condition in which the pancreas no longer produces enough insulin

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Type 1

type 1 diabetes
Juvenile, insulin dependent

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Type 2

type 2 diabetes
Adult, Non-insulin Dependent diabetes

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aden/o

glands

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lymph/o

lymph

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exocrine glands

secrete out of the body

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endocrine glands

secrete hormones within the bloodstream

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pituitary gland
Pituitar/o

"master" gland
pituitary gland

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Adren/o
adrenal/o

Adrenal gland

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thyr/o
thryoid/o

thyroid gland

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid gland
Maintain calcium level

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Cortic/o

cortex
Outer layer of body organs

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medull/o

Medulla
Middle layer of organs

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Acr/o

Extremities

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Calc/i

Calcium

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dips/o

Thirst

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kal/i

potassium

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Natr/o

Sodium