Hormones are chemicals produced by endocrine glands in the body and released into the blood.
They circulate the blood stream and affect different tissues and organs.
Hormones help to regulate a bodys actitvities and maintain homeostasis.
The pancreas produces two hormones: insulin and glucagon. They help regulate blood glucose levels.
Regulating blood glucose
blood glucose levels is normally about 90 mg per 100cm(3) of blood but it rises or falls depending on different things.
- It rises after a meal, as digested food is absorbed from…