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Please explain the effects diabetes have on the endocrine, immune, and circulatory systems?

Please explain the effects diabetes have on the endocrine, immune, and circulatory systems?

Broad question: Hi. That's really too broad a question to answer in 400 digits. WELL CONTROLLED diabetes has minimal effects, if any. Also must control BP and lipids. Poor control makes arteriosclerosis more likely. Poor control makes the immune system not work as well (infection more likely). Effects n endocrine system too broad but includes insulin, glucagon, GLP-1, ghrelin, leptin, and many others. ...Read more

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Dr. Tyrone Malloy
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Endocrine System (Definition)

The endocrine system is a group of organs composed of glands that secrete hormones. These hormones have important regulatory functions such as growth, metabolism, ...Read more


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Please explain what effects does diabetes have on the endocrine, immune, and circulatory systems?

Please explain what effects does diabetes have on the endocrine, immune, and circulatory systems?

Negative: Diabetes has negative effects on all these systems.. the answers are lengthy, and best explained by your dr. your job is to maintain a healthy lifestyle, learn about your health, and have a great and fruitful life.. Best Wishes ...Read more

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How many organs are in the endocrine system?

How many organs are in the endocrine system?

Interesting question: Please go online and look for articles on hormones. One option is to go to Yahoo Images and look for Endocrine System. That should help answer your questions. ...Read more

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What are the different components of the endocrine system?

What are the different components of the endocrine system?

Endocrine: A good question. Please go online and search for articles about the endocrine system but search only for articles designed for folks who have not joined any class to understand the different components. You should find several articles specifically designed to help you understand. Please let me know how this works out. ...Read more

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What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

What would happen if something went wrong in the endocrine system?

Very broad question: That is too broad of a question. The endocrine system includes the thyroid, parathyroid, ovaries, testes, adrenal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas.... Different things can happen depending on what endocrine gland develops a problem. ...Read more

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How can a person keep their endocrine system maintained at 65?

How can a person keep their endocrine system maintained at 65?

Frequent bloodwork: Frequent bloodwork to determine thyroid function, testosterone level in men. Esrogen and Progesterone levels in women. Our overall function starts decreasing 1%/year after age of 70. So hormone levels should be checked after 45 years old. ...Read more

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What are endocrine system cancers?

What are endocrine system cancers?

Thyroid and ..: Of the endocrine organs, thyroid is the commonest site of cancers. Pituitary tumors while not cancers in the literal sense are still dangerous. Cancers of all endocrine organs are known to occur, e.G, adrenal, parathyroid, pancreatic islets etc. If you include testes and ovaries among the endocrine organs, these two, especially ovary is a common site of cancer. ...Read more

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What will happen to the endocrine system once it's on hrt?

What will happen to the endocrine system once it's on hrt?

HRT: HRT is "Hormone Replacement Therapy" and your doctor is not going to prescribe that if your hormones are all in good order. Ask your doctor to explain this to you or give you some relevant reading material. You can also go on-line and find reliable and readable articles about HRT. ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology textbook and begin reading. It may take you some time, particularly if you are not a biology student. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Circulatory Disorders (Definition)

Circulatory disorders is a term for any disease that affects veins or arteries ...Read more