Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
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  • Calcium homeostasis regulates calcium flow to and from the bones.
  • Megan Proctor, Caitlin Napier, Brianna Abrams, Dawson Clark
  • Inadequate calcium levels can result in osteoporosis
  • Help Me! I'm so weak i can hardly stand.
  • Calcium release from bone is regulated by parathyroid hormone.
  • Drop-off
  • Vitamin D is converted to calcidiol (also called calcifediol) in the liver, which is then converted to calcitriol in the kidneys, the biologically active form of vitamin D
  • Pick-up
  • Calcitriol regulates the levels of calcium and phosphorus in the blood and helps maintain a healthy skeletal system.
  • You've been diagnosed with OSTEOPOROSIS
  • Bone resorption by osteoclasts releases calcium into the bloodstream, which helps regulate calcium homeostasis.
  • R.I.P Walter White
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