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Flashcards in pancreas Deck (12):
1

this can cause hemorrhage and peritonitis along with other thigns

acute pancreatitis

2

this can occur in any species

chronic pancreatitis

3

this breaks down starch

amylase

4

this breaks down protein

trypsin

5

this breaks down glycogen

amylase

6

this pancreatic enzyme is measured with a fecal test

trypsin

7

these two pancreatic enzymes increase during acute pancreatitis

amylase and lipase

8

this is based on a "you either have it or you don't" basis

trypsin

9

this level is an indication of carbohydrate breakdown in the body

blood glucose

10

blood glucose reflects the balance between glucose _____ and glucose _____

intake and utilization

11

increased insulin = (inc/dec) glucose utilization

increased utilization - glucose is able to get into the cells to be utilized

12

increased insulin = (inc/dec) blood glucose

decreased blood glucose - more insulin is letting more glucose out of the bloodstream and into the cells