Flashcards in Diabetes Key Terms Deck (9):
Hormone secreted by pancreatic endocrine cells that raise blood glucose levels.
Glucose 7 Tolerance Test
A test determining blood glucose levels in the blood or urine used to detect diabetes.
The maintenance of relatively stable internal conditions under environmental conditions.
Circulates in blood, produces effect on activity in cells.
Hormone secreted by the pancreas, essential for regulation of glucose levels in the blood.
A primary mechanism of homeostasis that triggers a response that counteracts the initial fluctuation.
Feedback that tends to magnify a process
Type 1 Diabetes 8
Develops during childhood or adolescence. Characterized by deficiency of insulin, leading to high blood glucose levels.