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Hyperparathyroidism in Children

Hyperparathyroidism is when the parathyroid glands make too much parathyroid hormone. The condition is rare in children.

Hypoglycemia in a Newborn Baby

Hypoglycemia is when the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood is too low. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the brain and the body. In a newborn baby, low blood sugar can happen for many reasons. It can cause problems such as ...

Hypoglycemia in Children

Hypoglycemia is when the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood is too low. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the brain and the body. The normal range of blood glucose is about 70 to 140 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). The amount ...

Hypoparathyroidism in Children

Hypoparathyroidism is when the parathyroid glands don’t make enough parathyroid hormone. The parathyroid glands are 4 tiny glands on the thyroid. The hormone they make helps manage levels of calcium in the bloodstream. Low levels of the ...

Hypopituitarism in Children

Hypopituitarism means that the pituitary gland is not working normally. The pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland located at the base of the brain. It’s the master endocrine gland in the body. The pituitary gland normally releases as many...

Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar (glucose). Hypoglycemia may be a condition by itself, or it may be a complication of diabetes or another disorder.

Hypoparathyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism occurs when 1 or more of your parathyroid glands are underactive. Here's what you need to know.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is the most common type of thyroid disorder. It means your thyroid gland is not active enough. This tiny gland is found in your neck. Its job is to make thyroid hormone. If the gland is underactive, it may not make enough ...

How to Give Yourself a Subcutaneous Shot

This video shows you the general steps to follow when you need to give yourself a “subq” shot.

How To Give Yourself an Insulin Shot--Mixed Dose

You may need to mix 2 types of insulin in the same shot. One type is usually shorter-acting insulin. The other is intermediate-acting insulin. This video will show you what to do.

How To Give Yourself an Insulin Shot--Single Dose

Here are the general steps to follow when giving yourself an insulin shot. The first step: Gather your supplies.

Hypopituitarism

Hypopituitarism happens when your pituitary gland is not active enough. As a result the gland does not make enough hormones.

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism means your thyroid gland is too active. This tiny gland is found in your neck. An overactive thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone. This makes your metabolism work at a faster rate.

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