DIAG 2735 Hormone Testing - HormoneTesting Thyroxine...

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Hormone Testing
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Thyroxine T4, T3 is active Produced by thyroid gland 280-480 pg/dl Used to evaluate hyper/hypothyroidism  and to evaluate thyroid treatment  effectiveness
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Tri-Iodothyroinine T3 50-90% converted from T4 and the rest is  produced by the thyroid gland 60-230 ng/dl found in blood Used to evaluate hyper/hypothyroidism and  to evaluate thyroid treatment effectiveness Elevated T3 without T4 level in thyrotoxicosis  => Graves disease, tumor
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Parathyroid Gland
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Parathyroid Hormone Secreted by parathyroid gland The sole purpose of the parathyroid  glands is to:  regulate the calcium and phosphorus level  in our bodies within a very narrow range so  that the nervous and muscular systems  can function properly 
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When blood calcium levels drop below  a certain point  Calcium-sensing  receptors  in the  parathyroid gland are activated to  release hormone into the blood. It then stimulates 
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course DIAG 2735 taught by Professor Josephr.forese during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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