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Different Blood Groups And Their Importance
Communities: If you have not taken a look at AARP, they are constantly re-upping their game and have many wonderful resources. AARP.com You should also take a look at this PDF file ~ great information: http://www.eldercare.gov/eldercare.net/public/Resources/Brochures/docs/ResourcesforOlderAdults.pdf ...Read more
What are some of the key symptomatic differences between high and low blood sugar. Some traits are shared correct?
Lots of symptoms: In pt with High Sugars, you feel thirsty all the time, Hungry all the time, and most importantly you feel like urinating all the time. In pt with low sugars, you feel gittery, weak, and cold. Sometimes there is some overlap like feeling gittery sometimes it is in both high and low sugar. ...Read more
HEMOGLOBIN SC DISEAS: It is a variety of sickle cell disease.It is a genetic blood disorder where the patient inherits hemoglobin s gene from one parent and hemoglobic c gene from the other parent. It has milder symptoms than ss or sickle cell disease in most but some can get severe symptoms like weakness, severe joint and extremity pan, abdominal pain, recurrent infections, anemia, retinopathy, and headaches. ...Read more
Glycoproteins!: Wikipedia actually has a pretty good article on this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABO_blood_group_system A, B, AB, and O cells all begin the same, with the production of a molecule on the RBC (red blood cell) surface called H antigen. The genes coding for A or B blood group (or AB, if you have one of each) are actually just chemical modifications of this common H antigen. Pretty cool! ...Read more
Differentiate the composition of blood between men and women?
What are its implications to their traits(actions, appearance,tendencies, ect.)
Blood differences: Circulating levels of sex hormones are different. White blood cells, like all cells, have either an X or a Y chromosome. There may be subtle differences in leukocyte function as a result, but their fundamental functions are the same. Everything else is exactly the same. If it weren't, treating men and women with serious illnesses would be even more complex than it is. ...Read more
Upper testosterone that doctors can maintain during trt? The lab ranges are all different, and typically lower than those of large published samples.
See answer: The goal of testosterone replacement therapy (trt) is to identify and treat symptomatic androgen deficient males and restore their t levels to age-appropriate average ranges which for most men is between 450-650 ng/dl. By appropriately dosing their specific method of trt: topical gels, im injection, and subq pellets being the most common. The higher you push the limits, risks now outweigh benefits. ...Read more
What the main role of psych rn nurses? Do they Counsel? And can they work in a variety of settings?
Fertile ground: An answer from a Psych RN would be best - here's a link: http://allnurses.com/psychiatric-nursing/psych-rn-role-31089.html With $ pressure on the MDs, it sounds like much of what they once did is now possible for a trained Psych RN. Groups, 1:1 and family sessions = yes to your question. I think you'd need to search settings for each region. I'll bet it's growing. Best! ...Read more
Since autistic people do well on a glutin free diet does the over abundance of glutin in their bodies cause more blood clots like dvt?
No: First, the benefits of a gluten free diet for autism have not been proven conclusively by research and controvery exists regarding diet and autism spectrum disorder. Additionally, blood clots are not more common in autism and there is no association between gluten and blood clots. I think overall, the glutin free deal will pass. A gluten free diet is necessary in the case of celiac disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any genetic differences among racial and ethnic groups when it comes to cardiovascular diseases?
Yes: There are number of significant effects of race on the development of vascular diseases. For example, aneurysms are less common in asians. On the other hand, asians may be more susceptible to certain vascular inflammatory conditions. Atherosclerosis is influenced by smoking, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and genetics among other factors. Race is minor factor in comparison. ...Read more
Does everyone have their own unique signs and symptoms of hypoxia or are they the same for everyone?
Is it normal for teenagers to compare their penis,testes size( by showing each other their penis,testes,etc when they are away from their families)?
Usually normal: It depends on the intent, the thoughts and feelings, and the actions of each person involved in the genital comparisons meeting. About 50% of the world's population have a penis, and presumably all of those penis owners have, at some time, wondered about how their genitals are, compared with other's genitals. It is not normal to touch another's genitals unless the other person says, "Yes." ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No easy answer: There are many different sealants, but generally two types: resin and glass-ionomer cement. However, each of these types can have many different formulations. For example, resin dental sealants can be clear, white or green, filled or unfilled, have fluoride. They can be hardened with a light, or over time. Contact manufacturers for specific content and percentages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If there's a strong family history of any serious medical condition e.G heart attack, diabetes, high cholesterol, cancer, it's worth mentioning to your primary doctor and be pro-active about this so he/she can order regular blood testing or diagnostic work-up specific for a particular body system. Be frank and mention to your doctor of any lingering symptoms so appropriate work-up can be done. ...Read more
What team?: What team are you referring to? As far as i know, there isn't any specific teams in medicine...We do have various specialties and depending what that specialty is, various level of personels may be involved--doctors, physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants, secretaries/receptionists are the usual suspects, and they all have different roles. Repost question if this is not what you meant.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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