Insulin and Glucagon

  • Created by: Edwards
  • Created on: 06-01-21 11:20
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  • Insulin
    • pancreas detects high glucose Concentration
      • Pancreas releases the hormone insulin into the blood
        • This forces cells to take up glucose from the blood
          • Glucose used in aerobic respiration
            • Glucose level in the blood returns to normal
          • the rest of the glucose is stored in glycogen in the muscles
            • Glucose level in the blood returns to normal
  • Diabeties
    • Type 2
      • When your body no longer responds to insulin
    • Type 1
      • insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas do not work effectively or are destroyed
    • Hypoglycaemic
    • Hyperglycaemic
    • Symtoms


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