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Journal April 2012 (Vol 33, No 4)

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Testing the Endocrine System for Adrenal Disorders and Diabetes Mellitus: It Is All About Signaling Hormones! by David Liss , BA, RVT, VTS (ECC)

1. Which test evaluates long-term blood sugar concentrations?
2. Which test(s) identifies/identify whether a patient’s cortisol level is suppressed by steroid administration?
3. What information can be gathered from a blood glucose curve?
4. Which result of an LDDST is consistent with a diagnosis of Cushing disease?
5. How much more dexamethasone is administered in an HDDST compared with an LDDST?
6. What is the major difference between the corticotropin stimulation test and dexamethasone suppression tests?
7. Hypoadrenocorticism is defined as
8. Which test is most often used to diagnose hypoadrenocorticism (Addison disease)?
9. Which of the following statements is true?
10. Which test is effective for screening for Cushing disease?
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