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Pancreas17-79Pancreatic islet cells: α cellsPancreatic islet cells: β cellsGlycogenolysis & gluconeogenesis And decrease blood amino acids.Fatty acid production, protein synthesis, oxidation of glucose toATP.
Pancreas PathologyDiabetes mellitus:17-80Type IType IIhyposecretion of insulinreceptor insensitivityPresents at a younger ageCan have a lifestyle component. Familial historyCan present with diabetic ketoacidosis: hyperglycemia, ketosis, kussmaul breathing (fast, deep breaths),dehydration, polyuria, polydipsia, fatigue, glucosuria,ketonuria. Usually after a stressor- infection, illness. Treatment: InsulinOral medications but can end up needing insulin
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Pancreas PathologyHypersecretion of insulin: hyperinsulinism.Etiology: pancreatic tumorSymptoms: hypoglycemia, restlessness, anxiety, tremor, weakness, lethargy, comaTreatment: Tumor resection. 17-82
For more information Required text: Human Anatomy and physiology by MariebRecommended text: Board review series Physiology by Costanzo17-83

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