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Unformatted text preview: and release and by gluconeogenesis Epinephrine- hormone released in response to stress or perceived danger. Raises blood sugar. Insulin- hormone released by pancreas. Lowers blood sugar by driving glucose into cells Blood Sugar Disorders Hypoglycemia Hypoglycemia- low blood sugar Post-prandial- after a meal Diabetes Diabetes mellitus- disorder characterized by high blood sugar Type I Pancreas stops producing insulin Usually effects young people Polyphagia- excessive hunger Polydipsia- excessive thirst Polyuria- excessive urination Type II Mainly adults Insulin resistence Obesity Gestational During pregnancy Insulin resistence...
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