Kumar & Clark clinical medicine

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ISBN-10 0702027634 ISBN-13 9780702027635
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  • 1.1 Hormonal activity

  • What is 'paracrine' activity?
    The hormone acts directly upon nearby cells.
  • Name two tracts in which hormone secreting cells mainly are situated. Name one specific organ in one of those tracts.
    1. In the brain 2. In the gastrointestinal tract Especially the hypothalamus is named.
  • What's the classic 'endocrine' effect?
    The hormones are transported in the blood to a distant site of action.
  • 1.1.1 Synthesis, storage and release of hormones

  • Sudden stimulation of granules induces an immediate secretion.
  • Continuous secretion is 'constitutive' secretion,.
  • The four different kind of chemical structures of hormones are:
    Polypeptides, glycoproteins, steroids and amines.
  • 2.2 Types of diabetes

  • Wat zijn de andere namen voor type 1 en type 2 diabetes?

    Type 1: insulin-dependen Type 2: non-insulin dependent

  • Type 1 diabetes

    Type 1 diabetes resulteert in een insuline deficiëntie. De piekincidentie is voornamelijk in de puberteit.

    Het is niet genetisch predetermined, maar er is wel een verhoogde kans op het verkrijgen van de ziekte. 

     

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What's the classic 'endocrine' effect?
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Name two tracts in which hormone secreting cells mainly are situated. Name one specific organ in one of those tracts.
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