Jessica Rodriguez CNP

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Articles Reviewed by Jessica Rodriguez CNP

All About Oxytocin
Oxytocin is a hormone made in your hypothalamus that causes feelings of love and closeness. Learn about what oxytocin does to the body here.
All About Adrenaline
Adrenaline is a hormone released from the adrenal glands that prepares the body for fight-or-flight. Learn about what adrenaline does to the body here.
All About Insulin
What does insulin do? Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia).
All About Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a condition resulting from high blood sugar (a.k.a. hyperglycemia) and acid buildup, primarily affecting people with type 1 diabetes.
All About Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels become elevated and you develop insulin resistance.
All About Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism occurs when an overactive thyroid is caused by an autoimmune condition or an enlarged thyroid gland. This results in increased metabolism, high thyroid levels, elevated thyroid hormones, and is often treated with surgery.
How Trauma Impacts Your Physical Health
08/07/2020 - Trauma and emotional distress can change us on a physiological level. If we are pushed too far, we may lose our ability to cope — and our bodies pay the price. Fortunately, you can mitigate your trauma response and enjoy better health.
Early Detection of Diabetes Comes Through the Eyes
Patients often first learn they have diabetes from their ophthalmologists when they notice changes in their eyes during routine eye care appointments.
FDA Approves First Drug for Thyroid Eye Disease
The first drug specifically for the treatment of thyroid eye disease has been approved by the FDA.
Artificial Versus Naturally Occurring Sweetness and Metabolic Syndrome
Evidence suggests that our bodies process artificially sweetened and naturally sweet food and drink differently.

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