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A patient goes into the hospital for surgery to remove their thyroid gland. Which of the following conditions will the patient experience as a result of having their thyroid gland removed?

A

They will lose weight rapidly.

B

They will gain weight rapidly.

C

Their blood sugar will be unregulated.

D

They will not produce hormones needed to regulate blood pressure properly.

E

They will be unable to regulate calcium absorption in the bloodstream.

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