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Ca

calcium (supports bones and teeth and hardness)

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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 (meal) 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 (triiodothyronine)

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T4

thyroid test (thyroxine)

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TSH

thyroid- stimulating hormone

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DM

diabetes mellitus

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Type 1
Type 2

Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes

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aden/o

glands

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lymph/o

lymph

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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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pituitar/o

pituitary gland

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master gland

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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thyroid glands

stimulates metabolism

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thyr/o or thyroid/o

thyroid gland

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parathyroid/o

parathyroid glands

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cortic/o

cortex

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medull/o

medulla

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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