Insulin & Glucagon

Insulin & Glucagon

Author: Aaron Mullally
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Insulin & Glucagon Objectives

- Describe the basic function of insulin

- Describe the main stimulus for insulin secretion

- Describe the difference between a simple and complex carbohydrate; also describe how they affect insulin secretion

- Describe the basic function of glucagon

- Describe some examples of stimuli for glucagon secretion

- Describe how insulin and glucagon antagonize one another

- Define and describe what glycogen is

Insulin & Glucagon

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