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Chapter 18 Chabner


A1C Blood test that measure glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone
ADH Antidiuretic hormone-vassopressin
Ca+ Calcium
CGMS Continuous glucose monitoring system
DI Diabetes insipidus
DKA Diabetic ketoacidosis
DM Diabetes mellitus
FBG Fasting blood glucose
FBS Fasting blood sugar
FSH Follicle - stimulating hormone
GH Growth hormone
GTT Glucose tolerance test
HbA1c Test for the presence of glucose attached to hemoglobin; also, called AIC
hCG or HCG Human chorionic gonadotropoin
IGF Insulin-like growth factor
K Potassium
LH Luteinizing hormone
MDI Multiple daily injection
Na Sodium
OT, OXT Oxytocin
PRL Prolactin
PTH Parathyroid hormone (parathormone)
RAI Radioactive iodine
RAIU Radioimmunoassay
SIADH Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
SMBG Self-monitoring of blood glucose
STH Somatotropin - growth hormone
T3 Triiodothyronine
T4 Thyroxine - tetraiodothyronine
TFT Thyroid function test
TSH Thyroid-stimulating hormone
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