Sugar control

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  • Created on: 27-05-14 17:09
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  • Sugar Control
    • Pancreas
      • Monitors blood glucose concentration
      • Produces the hormone insulin
        • Insulin allows the glucose to move from the blood into the cells
      • Produces the homone glucagon when bloof glucose levels fall.
        • Causes glycogen to be converted into glucose and be released into the blood
    • Type 1 Diabetes
      • Pancreas does not produce enough insulin
        • Causes blood glucose levels to rise to a high level.
      • Controlled by careful attention to diet, exercise and by injecting insulin.


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