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When are symptoms of osteoarthritis the worst?
At the end of the day
What is the screening test for osteoporosis?
What are risk factors in osteoporosis?
- Being female
- Decreased estrogen
- Tobacco use
- Steroid use
What cell is responsible for bone formation?
Osteoblasts (need more blood calcium)
What chemicals signal osteoblasts?
- Vitamin D
What cell is responsible for bone reabsorption?
How does calcitonin work?
Decreases blood calcium, inhibiting osteoclasts
How does PTH work?
Increases blood calcium, stimulating osteoclasts
What is smooth muscle ER called?
What chemicals inhibit osteoblasts?
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