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diagnostic procedures

measurement of the level of sugar in the blood Blood Glucose
measurement of blood sugar levels after a meal Postparandial blood glucose
measurement of the body's ability to metabolize carbs by administering a prescribed amount of glucose after a fasting period, then measuring blood and uring for glucose levels every 4-6 hours Glucose tolerance test
a molecule of hemoglobin, the level of which rises in the blood as a result of an increased level of sugar Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c)
measurement of the specific ions: sodium, potassium and chloride along with carbon dioxide in the blood Electrolyte panel
measurement of thyroid hormone levels in blood plasma including T3, T4 and TSH Thyroid function study
clemical tests to determine the presence of sugar or ketone bodies in urine Urine glucose and keytone studies
radionuclide scan of the thyroid to visualiz the radioactive accumulation of previously injected isotopes to detect thyroid nodules or tumors Thyroid uptake images
excision of the adrenal glands Adrenalectomy
excision of the pituitary gland Hypophysectomy
excision of the pancreas Pancreatectomy
excision of the parathyroid glands Parathyroidectomy
excision of the thymus gland Thymectomy
excision of the thyroid gland Thyroidectomy
use of an insulin delivery device that is worn on the body and subcutaneously infuses doses of insulin programmed according to the individual needs Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSH)
a drug that lowers the blood glucose level Hypoglycemic
an agent that blocks the production of thyroid hormones Antithyroid
agents used to control blood sugar Antidiabetic
treatment with a hormone to correct dediciency Hormone replacement therapy
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