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Chapter 11

Disease processes and terms

Acromegaly Bones of the hands and face are abnormally large.
Myxedema Hyperthyroidism
Cushing Syndrom Moon face
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus IDDM
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus NIDDM
Diabetes Insipidus Polyvria and Polydipsia. Excessive urination and thirst.
Hyperthyroidism Over producing thyroid hormones.
Graves Disease Causes eyes to bulge.
Addison Disease Hyposecretion of cortisol
Protein Hormone Difficult to admin orally because they are quickly inactivated by the acids and pepsin in the stomach. All hormones in the body except sex hormones and those from the adrenal cortex.
Sex Hormones Steroids
Target Tissue The site of specific cells for hormones.
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