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Endocrine System Disorders

Improper secretion of hormones can lead to many health problems.

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gigantism

Condition that results in very long arms and legs and abnormally tall stature by adulthood; due to hypersecretion of growth hormone.

hypersecretion

Condition where too much hormone is secreted.

hyposecretion

Condition where not enough hormone is secreted.

type 1 diabetes

Disease in which the body’s own immune system attack and destroys cells of the pancreas that secrete insulin.

type 2 diabetes

Disease in which body cells do not respond to normal amounts of insulin.

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