Presentation on theme: "At the Clinic Scenario- Endocrine System"— Presentation transcript:
1 At the Clinic Scenario- Endocrine System By: Gaby Molina
2 Scenario #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?
3 Parathyroid HormoneThe parathyroid hormone is the most important endocrine regulator of calcium and phosphorus concentration in extracellular fluid.
4 How the parathyroid hormone accomplishes its job Mobilization of calcium from bone.Enhancing absorption of calcium from small intestine.Suppression of calcium loss in urine.
5 How the parathyroid hormone accomplishes its job
6 Prenatal 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
7 A 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
8 Parathyroid 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