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Getting Prepared Series for Diabetes

  • Fredric E. WondisfordEmail author
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Abstract

Review pancreatic anatomy relevant to diabetes mellitus; understand how blood glucose is maintained in the normal range; review insulin and glucagon action; learn the location and regulation of various subtypes of glucose transporters (GLUTs); learn the location and kinetic differences between hexokinase and glucokinase; review factors that promote insulin secretion from the pancreatic β-cell.

Keywords

Diabetes mellitus Blood glucose Insulin; glucagon GLUTs Pancreatic β-cell Hyperglycemia Hypoglycemia 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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