Final Review

Final Review - FinalReview 04/12/200912:07:00

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04/12/2009 12:07:00 What mechanisms comes into play when blood pressure drops?  What organ-kidney senses BP and releases rennin Renin activates ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) ACE converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II Angio II causes smooth muscle of the arteries to contract Angio II stimulates aldosterone  Vasoconstriction  What mechanisms come into play when serum calcium drops? Parathyroid senses it and releases parathyroid hormone Parathyroid hormone releases Ca form bone “ “ causes increase uptake of Ca form kidneys, activates Vitamin D   Vit D cincreases iup toak of CA in the blood ( also Iron) What “” whe serum calcium increases? Thyroid senses increase in Ca and releases calcitonin Calcitonin stops loss of Ca form bone due to p Horm Why are low carb diets good for the treatment of hypertension? Reduces weight (majority water weight)
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.

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