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What is xerophthalmia? What vit is it assoc'd with?
-Keratinization of the cornea->
clouding & blindness
-Vit A deficiency
Vit toxicity assoc'd w/ calcification of cardiac tissue, vessels; nephrolithiasis, retardation of offspring
S/s of Vit B1 deficiency
Muscle wasting, cardiomegaly, short-term memory loss & confusion, nerve conduction deficits
Vit deficiency assoc'd w/ Pellagra. S/s?
S/s: 4 D's-> Diarrhea, Dermatitis, Dementia, Death
Vit toxicity assoc'd w/ Hives/rash, hyperhidrosis, impaired GLU tolerance
(Hives from Monster drinks)
Vit that converts tryptophan to niacin (B3) and Serotonin (5HT); used in Hb synthesis & hydrolysis of glycogen
Vitamin targeted by numerous cancer therapies because of its involvement in DNA synthesis
What don't I care about enough to make flashcards for?
All those freaking sources for vitamins.
Sorry about that . . .
The "major" B Vitamin Mnemonic
The Right Nutrients Produce Frolicky Children
Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pyridoxine, Folate, Cobalamin
The "complete" B Vitamin Mnemonic
Theo's Resistance Nearly Proved Permanent, But Finally Caved in Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenate, Pyridoxine, Biotin, Folate, Cobalamin
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