INMD 6810

Human Health & Disease – Renal & Endocrinology-Reproduction

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Elle Fasteland 
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ms2mgr@umn.edu

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    Catalog Description: Students will be able to describe and discuss …
    - How the Endocrine and Renal systems often work together to maintain homeostasis but also allow adaptation to changing conditions
    - How the endocrine system regulate feeding, fuel balance, response to stress, bone health, growth, sexual development and reproduction
    - The causes, consequences, and approaches to evaluation and treatment (pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic) of endocrine disorders
    - How the kidneys regulate fluid, electrolyte, acid base, nitrogen and mineral balance
    - The causes, consequences, and approaches to treatment (pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic) of renal and urinary tract disease
    - The pathology resulting from diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract and endocrine and reproductive systems and the additional insight provided by laboratory medicine
    - The causes and consequences, individual and societal, of sexually transmitted diseases and how translational research has influenced diagnosis and treatment
    - Consequences of major endocrine and renal disorders for public health
    - Barriers to optimal understanding/treatment of the disorders indicated above