Presentation on theme: "At the Clinic Scenario- Endocrine System"— Presentation transcript:
1At the Clinic Scenario- Endocrine System By: Gaby Molina
2Scenario #9Julie is pregnant and is not receiving any prenatal care. She has a poor diet consisting mostly of fast food. She drinks no milk, preferring colas instead. How will this situation affect Julie’s level of parathyroid hormone?
3Parathyroid HormoneThe parathyroid hormone is the most important endocrine regulator of calcium and phosphorus concentration in extracellular fluid.
4How the parathyroid hormone accomplishes its job Mobilization of calcium from bone.Enhancing absorption of calcium from small intestine.Suppression of calcium loss in urine.
6Prenatal CareAbout once each month during your first six months of pregnancyEvery two weeks during the seventh and eighth month of pregnancyWeekly in the ninth month of pregnancy
7A Pregnant Woman’s Daily Diet 5 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables6 servings of enriched, whole-grain breads & cereals3 serving of nonfat or low-fat milk or milk products2 or 3 servings of extra-lean meats8 glasses of water
8Parathyroid disease Hyperparathyroidism Increased risk of hypertension in motherMiscarriage can be as high as 85%Risk of permanent hypoparathyroidism in babyHeart rhythm problems during laborPremature birth