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Can I rule out primary adrenal insufficiency by obtaining a single morning serum cortisol level in my hospitalized patient with unexplained hyponatremia?

Primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) can be confidently ruled out when the morning (eg, 6 AM) serum cortisol level is greater than 17 ug/dl. Lower cut-off values are associated with lower probability of excluding PAI: > 10 ug/dl, 62%-67% and ≥5 ug/dl, 36%. 185 more words

Does diabetics have higher susceptibility to fractures?

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

Epidemiology of Fractures in Diabetes.

Linde J et al

Calcif Tissue Int 2017 Feb; 100(2):109-121

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Diabetes per se wont increase the risk of facture but shared co-morbidities and risk factors such as pancreatitis, abuse of alcohol , smoking and oral glucocorticoids may influence the observed fracture risk in people with diabetes. 59 more words

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Plastics cause hormonal imbalance

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Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals: A Potential Health Problem That Can Be Solved

 Chun Z Yang et al

Environ Health Perspect. 110 more words

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Pancreas: a vital organ


THE PANCREAS AND THEIR DEFICIENCIES


In the spatial tract of digestion located between the stomach and the small intestine, we find another gland Endocrine of vital importance; The pancreas. 177 more words

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BIOFEEDBACK SCIO

In the case of the human body, the electromagnetic structure of the organism is composed of organs, muscles and tissues, which in turn are composed of cells.  343 more words

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