2017.1 : SAQ 14

Outline the physiological effects of the adrenal hormones aldosterone and cortisol. (Do NOT describe synthesis or metabolism).

BT_PO 1.87

Sometimes we administer steroids… Sometimes we withhold them…

Aldosterone works on the distal tubules and collecting ducts  TRUE/FALSE

Aldosterone increases the reabsorption of potassium  TRUE/FALSE

Cortisol increases blood glucose  TRUE/FALSE

Cortisol has mineralocorticoid activity  TRUE/FALSE

Both have slow onsets of action  TRUE/FALSE

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