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Unformatted text preview: Type II: target cells lack insulin receptor Dwarfism : low levels of hGH during growth short stature Gigantism : high levels of hGH during growth large stature Acromegaly : high levels of hGH in adulthood enlarged flat bones in face, hands, feet Hyperthyroidism, Graves disease : hi levels of thyroxin increase BMR Hypothyroidism : low levels of thyroxin decrease BMR Addisons disease : low levels of cortisol cannot tolerate stress or injury Cushings disease : high levels of cortisol alters glucose and lipid metabolism...
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