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The Endocrine System

Diabetes The pancreas produce insulin, so it can't use sugar
Thyroidectomy surgical removal of the thyroid gland
Glucosuria sugar in the urine
Hyperthyroidism (Grave's Disease) Enlarged thyroid and increased production of thyroxine causing symptoms such as Goiter and protruding eyes
Hypothyroidism Decreased production of thyroid hormone - Thyroxine
Hyperglycemia Increased sugar in the blood
Hypoglycemia Decreased sugar in the blood
Addison's Disease Decreased production of hormones by the adrenal gland. Symptoms: weakness, fatigue & mood swings
Cushing's Disease Increased production of hormones by the adrenal glad. Symptoms: pain, swelling, moon face. It requires surgery
Gland An organ which produces a certain substance
Hormones chemical messengers
Created by: Karlita_Reyes