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1

K channel openers-->

exit of K (decreases duration of action potential)-->

2

Increased cellular polarization-->

inhibition of Ca channel opening (voltage dependent)-->

3

decreased Calcium entry-->

1. decreased insulin secretion
(hyperglycemia)

2. relaxation of smooth muscle
(vasodilation)