NS115 Question set - 70s CLUB Question Set #6 C alcium,...

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70’s CLUB Question Set #6 Calcium, Vitamin D, and Hypertension Vocabulary Words to be familiar with: Parathyroid hormone Calcitonin CLAs Rickets Osteomalacia Osteoporosis Bone “turn over” Tetany Calciferol Calcitriol Renin Angiotensin ACE Aldosterone Hypertension Salt-sensitive DASH True/False 1. Increasing protein intake enhances athletic performance. 2. A high calcium intake prevents osteoporosis. 3. The United States has the lowest rates of osteoporosis because it has the highest rate of calcium consumption. 4. The greater a person’s protein intake, the greater his calcium loss. 5. Calcium is needed to remove amino groups from the kidney. 6. Men are at a lower risk for osteoporosis than women because they do not undergo menopause. 7. Women experience increased calcium loss from bone after menopause because of decreased estrogen levels. 8. Calcium supplementation increases weight loss. 9. Vitamin D supplementation can reverse rickets/osteomalacia.
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