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Endocrine Disease Adrenal Problems Thyroid Problems Pituitary Problems Diabetic Ketoacidosis The control of cellular function by any hormone depends on a series of reactions working through negative feedback control mechanisms. Hormone secretion depends on the need of the body for the final action of that hormone. When a body condition starts to move away from the normal range and a specific action or response is needed to correct this change, secretion of the hormone capable of causing the correcting action or response is stimulated until the need (demand) is met. As the correction occurs, hormone secretion decreases (and may halt). Negative Feedback This type of control for hormone synthesis is “negative feedback” because the hormone causes the opposite action of the initial condition change. An Example of Negative feedback
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