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Abbreviations, with numeric subscripts according to structure, often used for prostaglandins. Letters A, B, and so on, indicate the nature of the cyclopentane ring (substituents, double bonds, orientation); numeric subscripts indicate the number of double bonds in the alkyl chains.
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Q. My boy has diabetes. Recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. What is it and what can be the reason for this? My boy has diabetes. recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. Our doctor said that he hopes it not a polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. what is vitiligo and what does this big phrase (polyglandular autoimmune syndrome) mean?

A. Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder and the major cause of vitiligo is the autoimmunity. Some internal factor cause the destruction of melanocytes cell which produce the melanin a substance responsible for the coloration of skin. this lack of melanin infect results in <a href="">white patch on skin</a> of hypo pigmentation.
Normally vitiligo is not related with other disease like diabetes. However a little inheritance may include in the occurence of vitiligo.

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Over the years, Cundari has become involved in different CPGA programs such as the development of new coaching certification programs.
On November 14 CPGA launched an action in the Federal Court challenging the changes to the regulation that extended the data protection period.
It seems clear that CPGA is not willing to throw in the towel.
* HB 83, creating a Prescription Drug Registry (also known as the Prescription Monitoring Program) has passed both houses and is on its way to the Governor thanks to the many individuals and organizations working tirelessly for passage, including our CPGA Chair, LaDonna Maxwell.
Let me close this report by thanking the members of the CPGA, interested members of the MNA and the staff for their work and support during this session.
Some current issues which are concerns of the CPGA:
* HJ 17 Workgroup: Study of the Use of Medication Aides in Nursing Homes: MNA representatives have been attending the workgroup meetings and CPGA is preparing our response.
Barb has been on the PULSE Editorial Board, CAP Chair, District 3 President, ANA Delegate, CPGA Board of Directors, CPGA member and a long-time member of MNA.
Your MNA Council on Practice and Legislative Affairs (CPGA) members are monitoring the progress of the committee by attending scheduled meetings and providing input.
The Council on Practice and Government Affairs (CPGA), in their last meeting on April 7, addressed current and upcoming issues that impact nurse practice in Montana.
Glenda Nielson, second from right, shares her ideas with the rest of the CPGA members during the council's April meeting.