Flashcards in hypoglycemia Deck (11)
when beta cells produce insulin, how is it released?
what is proinsulin cleaved into?
insulin + C peptide
hypoglycemia activates what sort of response?
autonomic sx of hypoglycemia
sweating, anxiety, tachycardia
most common cause of hypoglycemia in adults
diabetics who are on insulin tx
islet cell tumor
hypoglycemia, relief of sx after restoration of normoglycemia
what drug can be used for dx of insulinoma?
MOA of tobutamide
drug promotes production and release of insulin