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Actos
...  is a brand of medication prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes. This is taken once a day, and must be paired along with a healthy diet and constant exercise. Aside from helping you control your glucose levels, Actos also makes your body more susceptible to the insulin that is already inside your blood stream. So when your body is more sensitive to insulin, it will have an easier time  ...

Acomplia
...  Acomplia generic works as a powerful appetite suppressant by blocking the CB1 receptors in the brain and the body’s peripheral organs. These receptors are important in metabolizing fat and glucose, and it controls a person’s appetite and cravings through his or her hypothalamus. The hypothalamus is also responsible for controlling a person’s caloric intake and regulating an  ...

Cushing’s Disease
...  to stimulants of stress and anxiety. It also helps in maintaining normal blood pressure levels and healthy cardiovascular functioning. Balancing the effects of insulin production and breaking down glucose are also two of its most important functions. If your body’s cortisol production levels are at normal rates, you would become less susceptible to the development of Cushing’s  ...

Acromegaly
...  hormone occurs in spurts. This means that a normal result for blood growth hormone levels is not automatically mean the absence of acromegaly. For accuracy assurance, a procedure called the Oral glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) is performed first. This is when an oral glucose solution will be administered to the patient prior to performing the blood test. A normal OGTT would cause the amount of  ...

Pancreatic Cancer
...  is more likely to affect men than women Genetics Race - the condition is said to be most common among African-Americans On the other hand, below are the precipitating factors: Diabetes - due to poor glucose metabolism Obesity Unhealthy diet - lack of fresh fruits and vegetables Exposure to harmful chemicals One of the factors that make pancreatic cancer extremely difficult to diagnose is its  ...

Diabetes
...  believed diabetes will affect over one million Australians. World wide, the number of people with diabetes is expected to exceed 240 million. Diabetes is a condition where the body can’t use glucose properly; and glucose is the major form of energy for the body’s cells. It is the hormone insulin which enables our body to take up glucose, but in diabetes we don’t produce  ...

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  outer surface of the ovary. Other test done to diagnose PCOS may include examination of blood serum levels to determine and verify the presence of high amounts of testosterone; lipid profile check; glucose tolerance test and fasting biochemical screening for patients who have a high risk for PCOS due to family history or obesity. To rule out the presence of other disorders such as Congenital  ...

Liver
...  various bunches of veins in the centre of the liver lobules creates the hepatic. The blood is transported to the vena cava through the hepatic vein. The functions of the liver includes convertion glucose to glycogen, fats break down, production of urea, produce amino acids, filtering harmful substances from the blood, vitamins and minerals storage, cholesterol production and maintain  ...

Nephron
...  urinary bladder for elimination, many of the essential substances are reabsorbed back in the renal tubules through active and passive transport. Water and urea undergo passive transportation whereas glucose, amino acids and some salts go through active transport. Secretion Because some too-large waste products escape the bowman’s capsule, they need to be eliminated in another form. To  ...

Sympathetic Division
...  for adults is usually 120 systolic and 80 diastolic; but in this case, it can increase to 140 systolic and 90 diastolic or even more, depending on how stressful the situation is. Release of glucose glucose is the most predominant monosaccharide and is the main source of energy for the body. During a sympathetic response, the sympathetic division will initiate glycolysis and  ...


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