role of glucagon

Glucagon:Role of Glucagon & Glucagon Injection Kit

Glucagon: Glucagon is a hormone, secreted into the bloodstream by the alpha cells, found in the Islets of Langerhans, in the pancreas. It works to raise the concentration of glucose and fat in the bloodstream. It[...]

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Insulin-Pen-types

Insulin Pen:Types,Advantages,Disadvantages & Cost

Insulin Pen: An insulin pen is used to inject insulin for the treatment of diabetes. Insulin delivery systems such as insulin pens can make giving insulin shots much easier. The pens include an insulin cartridge, a[...]

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artificial pancreas device

Artificial Pancreas Device:How Work?Cost & Advantages

Artificial Pancreas Device: The Artificial Pancreas Device is a system that helps people with diabetes automatically regulate their blood glucose level by providing the substitute endocrine functionality of a healthy pancreas. Artificial Pancreas consists of three[...]

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continuous glucose monitoring(CGM)

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM): How Work?Advantages & Cost

What is CGM? Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)  can be a lifesaving equipment for people with any type of diabetes. Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a means of measuring glucose levels continuously throughout the day and night,[...]

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what is insulin pump

Insulin Pumps:Types,Advantages,Disadvantages & Cost

What is Insulin Pumps: An insulin pump is a small device, computerized devices that some people with diabetes use to help manage their blood sugar, that is worn externally and can be discreetly clipped to[...]

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charcot-foot-early stage

Charcot Foot :Causes,Symptom,Treatment & Complication

Charcot Foot : Charcot foot also known as Charcot arthropathy is a type of bone deformity that affects the bones, joints, and soft tissues of the foot or ankle. If a person suffers from neuropathy,[...]

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diabetes FAQ

Diabetes Related Question & Answer

Diabetes-Related Question:  1.Insulin causes the blood glucose levels to decrease, but glucagon causes those levels to increase. The correlation between the two hormones would be said to be _____. A.antagonistic B.expressive C.synergistic D.permissive 2.The risk factors[...]

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Diabetes Neuropathy

Diabetes Neuropathy:Causes,Symptoms,Treatment & Complication

Diabetes Neuropathy: Diabetic neuropathies are nerve-damaging disturbances linked to diabetes mellitus. It is a progressive disease, and manifestations worsen over a number of years. Diabetes is thought to damage nerves as a result of prolonged[...]

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hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis:Symptoms,Causes,Treatment & Diet

What is Hemochromatosis?Hemochromatosis is an iron disorder in which the body ordinarily loads too much iron. Excess iron is deposited in your organs, especially liver, heart, and pancreas. Too much iron can lead to life-threatening[...]

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Acanthosis Nigricans

Acanthosis Nigricans:Causes,Symptoms & Treatment

Acanthosis Nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin ailment characterized by hyperpigmentation and thickening of the skin, happening chiefly in the folds of the skin in the armpit (axilla), groin and back of the neck.Acanthosis nigricans is[...]

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