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Can you tell me is glucagon or insulin secreted by the pancreas during the fight or flight response?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Glucagon not insulin: The "fight or flight" response is related to secreting adrenaline. Adrenaline can increase glucagon levels, causing blood sugars to rise. Insulin levels do not rise with adrenaline.
Answered on Aug 13, 2014

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