A 35-year-old member asked:
how does glucagon cause hyperglycemia?
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Endocrinology 14 years experience
Sugar production: Glucagon made by the body tells your liver to make more sugar, and when all systems are functioning properly, should not cause 'hyper'glycemia...Should result in normal sugars. Bottled glucagon given by injection as a medication an cause transient hyperglycemia because the dose is large, and that is its intended effect.
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Pathology 49 years experience
Liver: Glucagon causes the liver to release glucose into the blood stream.
291 viewsAnswered Jul 24, 2018
Last updated Jul 24, 2018
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