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Regulation of plasma glucose
glucose homeostasis
glucose homeostasis is determined by the balance between insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity
what is the blood glucose range through the day?
fasting 72mg%
eating 140-150mg%
why is the glucose level so protected
obligate glycolyzers
change affects beta cell fx
glucose toxicity
LTC hyperglycemia
fates of ingested glucose
glycolosis
pentose cycle
glycogen storage
the most important fuel depot
triglycerides in adipose
20-25% of weight
150,000 calories
survive 50-60 days
nature has selected for calorie storage
starvation
hibernation
migration
pregnancy
hormones that increase blood glucose
glufcocorticoids
glucagon
catecholimines
growth hormone