Quiz 7 :
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
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A farmer has a cow that has experienced chronic ketosis over the period of 2 months. The herd veterinarian diagnoses fatty liver syndrome, a condition where over conditioned cattle deposit excess lipid in their liver parenchyma resulting in a metabolic disorder which effects the body's utilization of blood sugar. In addition to the standard ketosis treatment of IV glucose, dexamethasone, and B vitamins, the veterinarian adds BID insulin to the protocol for 3 days. Why is this addition contraindicated in this scenario?
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Concerning the cascade responsible for the production of thyroid hormone, first a _______________ hormone is produced from the hypothalamus, which acts on the anterior pituitary to produce a ________________ hormone that function to cause the thyroid gland to produce the final hormone in the cascade, thyroxine.