BS- blood sugar, glucose
measur. of sugar in blood
FBS- fasting blood sugar
measur. of blood sugar after 12 hr. fast
PPBS- postprandial blood sugar
measur. of blood sugar after meal & 2 hrs.
GTT- glucose tolerance test
measur. body's ability to metabolize carbs.
looks at urine/blood after 4-6 hrs. of glucose intake
measur. specific ions= sodium, potassium, CO2, chloride
thyroid function study
measur. thyroid hormone levels
determines efficiency of glandular secretions
to obtain transverse view of pituitary gland
MRI- magnetic resonance imaging
identifies abnor.- pituitary, pancreas, adrenal, thyroid
images- i.e. thyroid ultrasound,
identify endocrine pathology
thyroid uptake and image
nuclear image, visualizes ingested isotopes,
detects thyroid nodules, tumors
continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion
excision of adrenal gland
excision of pituitary gland
excision of pancreas
excision of parathyroid gland
excision of thymus gland
excision of thyroid gland
continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion- CSII, insulin pump therapy
device worn on body, subcutaneously infuses doses of isulin
radioactive iodine used to treat disease.
i.e. thyroid tumor cells
raises blood glucose
blocks production of thyroid hormones
replaces hormone deficiency- i.e. estrogen,testosterone,thyroid
lowers blood glucose- i.e. insulin
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