CNAChpt23April

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  1. A condition in which the pancreas does not produce insulin or does not produce enough insulin; causes
    problems with circulation and can damage vital organs
    Diabetes
  2. An organ that produces and secretes hormones
    Gland
  3. Chemical substances created by the body that control numerous body functions
    Hormones
  4. A condition in which they thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, which causes body processes to speed up and metabolism to increase
    Hyperthyroidism
  5. The process of burning food for heat and energy
    Metabolism
  6. A condition in which a person’s blood glucose levels are above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
    Pre-diabetes
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CNAChpt23April
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Chapter 23 Terms
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