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Ca

calcium- maintains bone health

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Fe

iron- helps the delivery of oxygen

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K

potassium- helps preserve muscles

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Na

sodium- controls blood pressure and volume

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2 hr pp

2 hour post-prandial (meal) blood glucose test- screening for diabetes

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BMP

basic metabolic panel- to give your health person information

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BS

blood sugar- a factor of diabetes

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FBS

fasting blood sugar- going for 8 hours without sugar

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T3 (triiodothyronine)

thyroid test- issued when a person has a abnormal TSH

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GTT (thyroxine)

glucose tolerance

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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type 1

type 1 diabetes- juvenile diabetes

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type 2

type 2 diabetes- formally known as an adult onset diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes

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aden/o

glands

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lymph/o

lymph (immune system gland)

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exocrine glands

sweat out of body

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-crine

secrete

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endocrine glands

secrete hormones within the body

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pituitary glands

pituitar/o master gland located below brain )

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adrenal glands

adren/o, adrenal/o (influences metabolism and responds to stress)

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thyroid gland

thyr/o or thyroid/o (stimulates metabolism located in neck below the larynx)

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parathyroid glands

parathyroid/o (helps maintain levels of calcium in blood and bone levels located next or inside of thyroid gland)

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cortic/o

cortex (outer layer of a body organ)

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medull/o

medulla middle or inner layer of a body organ

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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