Quiz

1. An overproduction of GH results in

(a) acromegaly.

(b) gigantism.

(c) abnormal growth.

2. ADH replacement is needed in trauma to the

(a) hypothalamus and pituitary gland.

(d) adrenal gland.

3. Addison's disease is caused by

(a) underproduction of the adrenal gland.

(b) overproduction of the adrenal gland.

(c) overproduction of the pancreas.

(d) underproduction of the pancreas.

4. Glucocorticoids therapy is used in trauma, surgery, infections, emotional upsets and anxiety.

5. Lyothyronine (Cytomel) is a synthetic T3 that is used for short-term treatment of hypothyroidism.

6. Graves' disease is caused by

(a) overproduction of the thyroid gland.

(b) underproduction of the thyroid gland.

(c) overproduction of the parathyroid gland.

(d) underproduction of the parathyroid gland.

7. In Type 1 diabetes mellitus, the pancreas produces little or no insulin.

8. Type 2 is considered a milder form of diabetes mellitus because

(a) the pancreas secretes a normal amount of insulin after the patient gives birth.

(b) it affects only children.

(c) it has a slow onset and is usually controlled with diet and oral medication.

9. Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a deficiency of ADH.

10. Hormonal drug therapy inhibits the secretion of a hormone.

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Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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