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regulates many body activities and stimulates other glands to secretetheir own specific hormones
pituitary gland (hypophysis)
posterior lobe of the pituitary gland
neurohypophysis
anterior lobe of the pituitary gland
adenohypophysis
adrenaline
epinephrine
noradrenaline
norepinephrine
cluster of symptoms caused by excessive amts of cortisol, adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH), or both circulating in the blood
cushing syndrome
IDDM; the body doesn't produce enough insulin
Type 1 diabetes
NIDDM; the body is deficient in producing enough insulin or the body's cells are resistant to insulin action in target tissues
Type 2 diabetes