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Diff: 5 Page Ref: 70314) Sensitize tissue to insulin, thereby countering the resistance to insulin.Diff: 5 Page Ref: 70315) Reducing glucose production in the liver and increasing the sensitivity of receptors to insulin.Diff: 5 Page Ref: 70316) Close potassium channels on pancreatic beta cells causing a depolarization that triggers insulin release by exocytosis.Diff: 5 Page Ref: 703Answers: 13) D 14) B 15) C 16) A13
24.4 Essay Questions1) How does hyperglycemia cause ketoacidosis? Diff: 7 Page Ref: 6962) What are some current research strategies that may lead to a "cure" for diabetes?Diff: 8 Page Ref: 7043) What are the three polys of diabetes mellitus and what is the cause of each?