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  • Created on: 04-01-13 14:16

Hormones: 

Hormones are chemical messages released by glands directly into the bloodstream. They trael around the body to their target organs. 

Hormones travel much slower (at the speed of blood) than a nervous impule, which is an electrical message relayed directly to the target organs. 

Diabetes: 

The hormone insulin is released by the pancreas to control blood sugar levels. Insulin travels in the blood. 

Type 1 diabetes is caused by the pancreas failing to produce insulin. THis can lead to blood sugar levels rising fatally high and resulting in a coma or

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