Blood glucagon and blood glucose break down of liver

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Unformatted text preview: lood glucose • Glucose enters cells via facilitated diffusion • Glucose transporters – Brain and liver tissue • Insulin-responsive glucose transporters – Skeletal muscle and adipose tissue • Impaired glucose regulation • Energy storage • Glycogenesis and adipose tissue Role of Insulin in Cellular Uptake of Glucose of Insulin Promotes Energy Storage Storage How Do Hormones Regulate Blood Glucose & Energy Storage? Blood • Glucagon and blood glucose • Break down of liver glycogen • Glycogenolysis – Differs in the liver and skeletal muscle tissue • Hypoglycemia • Causes • Reactive hypoglycemia • Fasting hypoglycemia Glucagon Promotes Mobilization of Stored Energy of How Do Hormones Regulate Blood Glucose & Energy Storage? Blood • Gluconeogenesis • Synthesis of glucose from noncarbohydrate sources • Promotion of gluconeogenesis • Glucagon and epinephrine • Inhibition of gluconeogenesis • Insulin How Do Hormones Regulate Blood Glucose & Energy Storage? Blood • Fight-or-flight re...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2013 for the course NUTR 121 taught by Professor Pam during the Spring '12 term at Dallas.

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