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Kaydrena HarrisHuman Anatomy and physiology 1Kaplan UniversityMs. Tiffany LeeBlood Glucose Regulation1.Ketones are formed by the breakdown of the fatty acids in the liver.2.Hyperglycemia stimulates the secretion of insulin.3.Hypoglycemia stimulates the secretion of glucagon.4.The assay used to measure plasma glucose and ketones levels is called enzymatic analysis.5.The assay used to measure plasma insulin and glucagon is called radioimmunoassay.6.The blood glucose concentration was the highest at the point of immediately post meal ( 0 hours ) and 1 hour post meal.7.The blood glucose concentration was highest at these times because the body must take the carbs and break them down and turn them into glucose.8.Insulin concentration was the highest at 1 hour post meal.9.The high concentration of insulin will cause the blood glucose to decrease.10.Glucagon concentration was the highest at the 3 hour post meal.11.Glucagon causes the blood glucose levels to increase.
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Term
Winter
Professor
Dr.Rotella
Tags
Enzyme, blood glucose, Blood sugar, blood glucose concentration

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