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a diagnostic blood test performed to measure levels of bile pigment in an individual's blood serum and to help evaluate liver function Bilicheck
test measures the acidity (pH) and the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood from an artery blood gas analysis
a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period diabetes mellitus
the ionized or ionizable constituents of a living cell, blood, or other organic matter electrolytes
cholesterol present in the blood as high-density lipoprotein, a relatively high proportion of which is associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease HDL cholesterol
a blood test that correlates with a person's average blood glucose level over a span of a few months hemoglobin a1c
a hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. The lack of insulin causes a form of diabetes insulin
cholesterol present in the blood as low-density lipoprotein, a relatively high proportion of which is associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease Ldl cholesterol
medical diagnostic testing performed outside the clinical laboratory in close proximity to where the patient is receiving care point of care testing
an ester formed from glycerol and three fatty acid groups. Triglycerides are the main constituents of natural fats and oils, and high concentrations in the blood indicate an elevated risk of stroke triglycerides

Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

Diabetic Mellitus word puzzle Crossword

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diabetic eye complication diabeticretinopathy
most common complication of diabetic mellitus diabetic neuropathy
changes in blood vessels and nerves can leads to ulceration
Diabetic foot disease can leads to limb amputation
insulin-dependent diabetes Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition
diabetic type 1 increased risk of heart disease and stroke
adult-onset diabetes Type 2 diabetes
juvenile-onset diabetes diabetic type 1
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by the presence of chronic hyperglycemia
pathological defects in type 2 diabetes are impaired insulin secretion through a dysfunction pancreatic β-cell
one of acute complications Diabetes Ketoacidosis
one of chronic complications Diabetic nephropathy
Risk factors for Type 2 Diabetic Mellitus family history and obesity
diagnostic Fasting plasma glucose test
high risk for the development of diabetes and macrovascular disease are Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose
2-h plasma glucose value of 140 or more and of less than 200 mg/dL during an oral glucose tolerance Impaired glucose tolerance
Current therapeutic agents available for type 2 diabetes mellitus include insulin, and related compounds, biguanides, thiazolidenediones, α-glucosidase inhibitors and ... sulfonylureas
Type 2 diabetes develops when β-cells fail to secrete sufficient... insulin
.....develops with ectopic fat deposition in the liver and muscle Insulin resistance

Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

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Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

Nutrient Crossword Puzzle

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This is not a fat Cholesterol
By eating too much fat, you can get this Heart Disease
Part of a system in your body Proteins
This is one of the 2 types of proteins Incomplete
Fat acts as a ___________ Cushion
Iron builds this substance that carries oxygen in your blood Hemoglobin
This type of iron is found in plant sources Non-heme-iron
A food containing heme iron Sardines
One iron absorption inhibitor Soy
This is one type of lipoprotein Low-density
This is one type of bad fat Saturated
The lack of iron in your diet can cause this Anemia
Complex carbohydrates are _______ for your health Good
Starches can be found in this Vegetables
This type of fiber reduces levels of cholesterol in the blood Soluble
This fiber absorbs water like a rake Insoluble
Fiber does NOT provide the body with this Energy
Sugars found in fruits are called _______ Fructose
Sugars found in milk are called __________ Lactose
Main source of carbohydrates is__________ Plants
Sucrose come mainly from sugar beets or _______ Sugar cane
Proteins are used to make______ Antibodies
One of the animal sources of protein are Seafood
These are chemical building blocks that make proteins Amino-acids
Fat helps form coverings around this Nerves

Phlebotomy Crossword

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Description

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

Endocrine System Crossword

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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

The Nursing Process Crossword

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Establish a data base about patient and gather information through observation, physical examination and interview questions. assessment
Formulate a clear nursing diagnosis that determine the client's response or problem related to an illness. Diagnosis
Establish priorities as to time limitations. They must be SMART. Planning
To put into action and carry out plan. Interventions
Assess if nursing interventions have been effective. Revising and redirecting may be necessary. Evaluation
A patient weighs 158 lbs, this is an example of what kind of data? Objective
Patient says that they feel depressed. This is a type of __________ data. Subjective
Low blood glucose r/t diabetes AEB patient feeling lethargic and weak is what kind of care plan? actual
Risk for insulin dependence Risk factors: unmanaged diabetes is an example of what kind of care plan? Risk
Readiness for enhanced blood glucose management AEB willingness to adhere to new diet is an example of what kind of care plan? Wellness
SMART goals need to be specific, ___________, attainable, realistic, and time limited? measureable
First described the nursing practice as a nursing process in 1958. Orlando
r/t imbalance between oxygen supply and demand: is an example of a________? Etiology

Type 2 Diabetes, Treatment, and Complications Crossword

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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

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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Description

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

Heart Disease Crossword

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Description

Are most heart diseases genetic? Mostly
most likely to accure in high or low blood pressure? high
most likely to have heart disease? women
main body organ? heart
a cause of heart disease? diabetes
something to quit while having heart problems? smoking
things that are stopping artery from working? clots
what does the heart pump? blood
what is the most important thing pumped throughout blood? oxygen
who to ring during an expected heart attack? emergency
the size of an adult human heart? fist
amount of deaths caused by heart attacks yearly in the United States? thousands
can increase the risk of heart disease? alcohol
main symptoms in females? lightheaded
symptoms? neausea
produces with fat count to clog artery? dairy
a symptoms of an heart attack? fatigue
people at risk? obese
forms of ways to prevent heart attack? exercise
another symptoms? chest-pains