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Decks in this class (26)

50  cards
Regulation of Appetite
26  cards
Type 1 diabetes is a condition wh...,
Whilst the cells think there is n...
67  cards
Type 2 diabetes is a condition wh...,
Repeated exposure to ___ and ____...,
More and more insulin is required to
56  cards
What is ketogenesis and when does...,
What are properties of ketones,
What is a characteristic trait of...
20  cards
Hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state (HHS)
What is hhs a rare but serious co...,
What does hyperosmolality mean in...,
True of false there is a high con...
9  cards
What hormones does the thyroid gl...,
T_____ refers to the effects of a...,
Primary hyperthyroidism is due pa...
32  cards
Hypothyroidism can be c____ or ac...,
Thyroid hormone is essential for ...,
Undiagnosed hypothyroidism can ca...
29  cards
Grave's Disease
Is grave s disease primary second...,
What is the pathophysiology of gr...,
What are signs and symptoms of gr...
13  cards
Hashimoto's thyroiditis
Hashimoto s is primary secondary ...,
What is the pathophysiology of ha...,
What other autoimmune conditions ...
15  cards
Adrenal Insufficiency
Adrenal insufficiency is when the...,
What is cortisol used for,
What disease refers to damaged ad...
21  cards
Addison's disease
What is addison s disease,
What is the most common cause of ...,
What is the level of cortisol in ...
14  cards
Cushing's Syndrome
Cushing s syndrome refers to feat...,
What are the 2 groups of corticos...,
Give an example of a glucocorticoid
24  cards
Cushing's disease
Cushing s disease refers to a pri...,
What is the pathophysiology behin...,
How is cushings syndrome differen...
13  cards
What is a pheochromacytoma,
What are catecholamines,
What causes phaeochromocytoma
8  cards
What produces growth hormone,
What cells in the anterior pituit...,
What is the most common cause of ...
21  cards
What does siadh stand for,
Siadh refers to the decreased inc...,
Siadh leads to increased water re...
21  cards
What can cause hypercalcaemia,
How does hypercalcaemia affect an...,
What are symptoms of hypercalcaemia
3  cards
What are causes of hypocalcaemia,
How does hypoparathyroidism cause...,
How does ckd cause hypocalcaemia
14  cards
What is the main complication of ...,
What are normal serum potassium l...,
What conditions can cause hyperka...
10  cards
Thyroid cancer
Where does the thyroid sit,
Describe the general structure of...,
How is the superior aspect of the...
18  cards
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Conn's syndrome
Conn s syndrome is an a_____ a___...,
Is conn s syndrome primary or sec...,
True or false conn s syndrome is ...
17  cards
Diabetes Insipidus
What defines diabetes insipidus,
What are the 2 types of diabetes ...,
What can cause cranial diabetes i...
11  cards
What is a phaeochromocytoma,
Name 2 catecholamines,
What gene is associated with phae...
10  cards
Parathyroid functioning
How many parathyroid glands are t...,
What are the parathyroid glands v...,
The parathyroid releases ___ when...
8  cards

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