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CA

calcium

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Fe

iron

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K

potassium

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Na

sodium

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2 hr pp

2 hour post-prandial blood glucose test

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BMP

basic metabolic panel

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BS

blood sugar

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FBS

fasting blood sugar

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GTT

glucose tolerance test

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T3

thyroid test

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T4

thyroid test

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TSH

thyroid-stimulating hormone

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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Type I

type 1 diabetes

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Type II

types 2 diabetes

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aden/o

glands

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lymph/o

lymph, glands

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exocrine glands

secretes out of the body

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ex/o

out of

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-crine

secrete

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endocrine glands

secretes hormones within the bloodstream

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end/o

within or inside

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pituitary gland

produces hormones that stimulate the function of other endocrine glands

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pituitar/o

pituitary gland

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adrenal glands

influences metabolism and responds to stress

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adren/o

adrenal glands

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adrenal/o

adrenal glands

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thyroid gland

stimulates metabolism

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thyr/o

thyroid gland

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thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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parathyroid glands

helps maintain the level of calcium in the blood and bones

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid glands

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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