Type 2 Diabetes, Treatment, and Complications Crossword

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Feb 13, 2017
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High blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in the BLANK, which can lead to blindness RETINA
Reduced blood flow to the feet can make cuts and blisters heal slowly and become serious BLANK INFECTIONS
High blood sugar can damage these that bring blood to your nerves CAPILLARIES
Used in place of a drop of blood to test that the meter is working properly CONTROL SOLUTION
Helps control blood glucose levels. Includes oral and injected versions. DIABETES MEDICATIONS
Small, disposable items that are inserted into a glucose meter and dosed with a drop of blood. TEST STRIPS
Diabetes can make it more likely that you will have BLANK problems, such as bacterial and fungal infections SKIN
Extra problem that occur as a result of diabetes COMPLICATION
Not engaging in or involving any or much physical activity INACTIVITY
Hormone that helps to move sugar into your cells INSULIN
A small pricking needle used to obtain drops of blood LANCET
Problem with the body that causes blood glucose (or sugar) levels to rise higher than normal. DIABETES
Above a weight considered normal or desirable OVERWEIGHT
High blood sugar can damage the blood vessels in your kidneys that help to filter this from your blood WASTE
Source of energy for the body. GLUCOSE
A medical device that determines the amount of glucose in the blood. GLUCOSEMETER
When the body does not use insulin properly INSULIN RESISTANCE
Value assigned to foods based on how slowly or how quickly those foods cause increases in blood glucose levels GLYCEMIC INDEX
Having type 2 diabetes increases your risk for this disease. ALZHEIMERS

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Endocrine System Crossword

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Mar 3, 2016
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Galnd that produces growth hormones, master gland Pituitary
Produces adrenaline, on top of kidneys Adrenal
Only found in women, produces oestrogen/progesterone Ovaries
Made by the pancreas Insulin
Produces a hormone that helps control calcium levels Parathyroid
Makes thyroxine Thyroid
Released when your glucose level falls below a set point Glucagon
What life function do the Nervous and Endocrine system perform Regulation
Improper insulin production, can't regulate the blood sugar level Diabetes
Viral infection of the spinal cord Polio

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Carbohydrates Crossword

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Mar 30, 2017
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one of the six essential nutrients and are your body's main source of energy carbohydrates
a lack of or an inability to use the harmone insulin Diabetes Mellitus
isolated, nondigestible carbohydrates that have beneficial effects on human health Functional Fiber
a measure of the speed at which various carbohydrates are digested into glucose, absorbed, and enter the bloodstream Glycemic index
a low blood glucose level Hypoglycemia
carbohydrates composed of single sugar units monosaccharide
the feeling of fullness you have after eating food satiety
a concentrated source of a nutrient in a pill, liquid, or powder form supplement
foods that are high in starch and fiber complex carbohydrate
nondigestible carbohydrates and lignins that make up the tough cell wall of plants Dietary fiber
food that has healthy additives Functional food
the body's storage form of glucose Glycogen
Harmone that helps the body lower blood glucose levels Insulin
Carbohydrates made of many sugar units polysaccharide
simple molecular structures simple carbohydrates
the sum of dietary and functional fibers total fiber
tooth decay Dental caries
carbohydrates made up of two sugar units disaccharide
blood sugar glucose
special messengers in the body that are created by the endocrine glands harmone
a collective term used to describe monosaccharides and disaccharides Sugar

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Endocrine System Terminology Crossword

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Jun 6, 2016
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system of glands that secrete chemicals into bloodstream to regulate bodily functions Endocrine System
Disorder of carbohydrate metabolism with decreased insulin production from the pancreas diabetes Mellitus
secrete chemicals called hormones glands
Balance in the body homeostasis
when the body makes too much thyroxin and metabolism increases hyperthyroidism
When the body makes too little thyroxin and metabolism decreases hypothyroidism
Chemicals produced by the body that regulate bodily functions hormones
high blood glucose (blood sugar) Hyperglycemia
low blood gllucose (blood sugar) hypoglycemia
A condition where a person's blood sugar is above normal but is not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes pre-diabetes
A butterfly shaped gland in the neck that is responsible for regulating metabolism thyroid
Condition where the pancreas creates no or not enough insulin that can cause problems with circulation and organs diabetes

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Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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Jan 26, 2017
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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

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Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: The Preferred Body Fuel vocabulary Crossword

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Mar 28, 2017
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a collective term used to prefer to all the monosaccharides & disaccharides sugars
a carbohydrate made up pf single sugar units. monosaccharide
the body's main source of energy. carbohydrate
it is the body's source of energy. glucose
made up of to sugar units disaccharides
carbohydrates that are made up of many sugar units. polysaccharides
polysaccharide that is the storage form of energy in plants. starch
are the nondigestible carbohydrates and lignins that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants. dietary fibers
A lack of or an inability to use the hormone insulin, which results in a buildup of glucose in the bloodstream. diabetes mellitus
Indigestible polysaccharides that make up the tough, fibrous cell walls of plants. fiber
The body’s storage form of glucose (also known as animal starch). glycogen
A chemical produced in the body and released into the bloodstream to regulate specific body processes. hormone
A low blood glucose level. hypoglycemia
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that does not dissolve in water. insoluble fiber
A hormone secreted by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose level. insulin
An inability to digest lactose, the main carbohydrate in milk, due to a lack of the digestive enzyme lactase. lactose intolerance
A carbohydrate sweetener that is separated from its natural source for use as a food additive. refined sugar
The feeling of fullness a person has after eating food. satiety
A monosaccharide or disaccharide. simple carbohydrate
An indigestible carbohydrate from plants that dissolves in water. soluble fiber
A concentrated source of a nutrient, usually in pill, liquid, or powder form. supplement
A polysaccharide, starch and fiber are complex carbohydrates. complex carbohydrate
are isolated, nondigestible carbohydrates that have beneficial effects in human health. Functional Fiber
when food ingredients, such as fiber, are added to provide health benefits beyond basic nutrition the foods are called this. Functional Food
is a measure of the speed at which various carbohydrates are digested into glucose, absorbed,k and enter the bloodstream. Glycemic Index
is the sum of dietary and functional fibers. Total Fiber

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2016 Medical Laboratory Week (Lab Terms) Crossword

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Apr 10, 2016
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Carrier of genetic information. Chromosome
Serum based material with assigned target values. Control
Reaction vessel (similar to a tube) used in photometric analyzers. Cuvette
The study of hormones. Endocrinology
Hormone produced naturally by the pancreas and controls the level of glucose in the blood. Insulin
The process of dissolution of cells. Lysis
The study of microorganisms (bacteria/viruses/parasites). Microbiology
Reproducibility of test results. Precision
The procedure that removes waste substance from the circulating blood. Dialysis
A newborn in its first month of life. Neonate
The liquid portion of blood remaining after a clot forms. Serum
A measure of how close a determined value is to the true value. Accuracy
Requiring oxygen. Aerobic
Condition where red cell count or hemoglobin level is below normal. Anemia
Formed in the liver from the breakdown of hemoglobin. Bilirubin
Substance with the potential to produce cancer in humans or animals. Carcinogen
The process of forming a fibrin clot. Coagulation
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Plasma protein produced in the liver and converted to fibrin through the action of thrombin. Fibrinogen
The presence of blood in the urine. Hematuria
The rupture or destruction of red cells resulting in the release of hemoglobin. Hemolysis
Excessive amount of fat in blood. Hyperlipidemia
Having reduced color or hemoglobin content. Hypochromic
The organ in which urine is formed. Kidney
Cloudy appearance due to excess lipid content. Lipemic
Substance that stops the blood from clotting, Anticoagulant
Clumping of red blood cells that appear to be stacked like a roll of coins. Rouleaux
Capillary blood collector. Microtainer
Low lint wipes used to clean in the lab. Kimwipes

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Endocrine System Crossword

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Mar 23, 2016
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holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem

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Unit ONE Crossword

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Feb 19, 2016
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____ centers in the hypothalamus are stimulated by dry mucous membranes, drop in blood volume and increase in serum osmolallity Thirst
This hormone produced in the hypothalamus is released in responce to low blood volume or increased serum osmolality and stimulates water reabsorption in the kidneys. ADH
A fluid volume deficit that results in decreased body fluid Dehydration
A characteristic of the tongue appearance in a dehydrated adult Longitudinal Furrows
1Kg=1 of these of fluid Liter
The main goal in dehydration is this Fluid replacement
A solution with a solute concentration equal to the osmolarity of normal body fluids Isotonic
This solution is given to most dehydrated patients in the hospital, it is isotonic. Normal Saline
These IV solutions are large molecules that can't leak through capillary membranes. Colloids
Given to patients with debilitating illness lasting longer than 2 weeks, have a loss of 10% or more of preillness wt or nonfunctioning GI tract TPN
Used for short term IV therapy through a vein in the arm or hand Peripheral line
An inflammation of the vein as a complication of IV therapy resulting in a cord-like vein, redness and swelling around the site. Phlebitis
An infiltration of a vesicant drug Extravasation
Too rapid of an infusion of IV fluids or meds can result in this which leads to flushing of the skin, dizziness, irregular pulses and severe headache Speed shock
A high loop diuretic that blocks reabsorption of sodium and chloride preventing passive reabsorption of water Lasix
These diuretics promote urine production by blocking the reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the early seg of the distal convoluted tubule Thiazide
This diuretic uses osmotic force in the nephron that inhibits reabsorption of water, used mostly in Critical Care. Mannitol
This electrolyte imbalance results in an inverted T wave on the EKG, lethargy, confusion, leg cramps, generalized weakness and polyuria. Hypokalemia
This electrolyte imbalance results in abdominal cramping, peaked T wave on EKG, diarrhea, irritability and muscle weakness. Hyperkalemia
This electrolyte imbalance results in skin flushing, agitation, lethargy, tachycardia, thirst, hypertension and orthostatic hypotension Hypernatremia
This electrolyte imbalance results in brittle nails, dry skin and hair, cardiac arrythmias, muscle cramps, tetany or fractures Hypocalcemia
This electrolyte imbalace results in depressed reflexes, weak pulses, bradycardia, warm flushed skin, weakness, drowsiness, hypotension and diaphoresis. Hypermagnesemia
This blood test measures the past three months of blood glucose levels, higher than 6 indicates diabetes. HbgA1C
A condition in Type 1 diabetes that results in a high blood sugar of >250 but less than 800, fruity breath, kussmauls respirations, N/V, keytones in urine, hypokalemia and a ph of <7.38 DKA
_______syndrome is a precursor to DM that is a chronic inflammatory process leading to plaque formation in vessels. Signs include low HDL levels, change in LDL, hypertension, abdominal obesity, insulin resistance. Metabolic
Fasting glucose level is high in the morning as a result of stress hormones Somogyi effect
Morning sugar is elevated as a result of liver converting glycogen to glucose in type 2 diabetes. Dawn Phenomenon
Symptoms include thirst, dry mouth, hunger, fatigue, difficulty concentrating Hyperglycemia

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Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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Oct 31, 2016
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the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

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Phlebotomy Crossword

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Mar 31, 2017
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Universal Precautions are regulated by OSHA
Potential error from filling tubes in the wrong order carryover
How often should glucose monitors have QC checks daily
Why would a collection tube loose vacuum expired
Type of safety inspection performed on equipment maintenance logs mechanical
Complication from removing the needle before the tourniquet hematoma
What is present in a urinalysis sample to indicate infection leukocytes
Complication from underfilling a Gray tube hemolysis
Position for CPR supine
Primary function of RBC's --transport... oxygen
Puncture of bone for a heel stick can cause osteochondritis
The anticoagulant found in the Lavender tube edta
Type of tube to use for Blood Cultures sps
Antiseptic agent used to clean the site for a Blood Culture chlorhexadine
When calculating blood volume, you need to know the pts. weight
Tube color used for blood typing red
Term for using sense of touch to locate a vein palpate
Lab Dept. that tests cholesterol, glucose, triglycerides, and proteins chemistry

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