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how do insulin and glucagon control blood sugar levels?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Opposite action: Insulin will deliver glucose to the cells of your body and has the potential to cause hypoglycemia. In the presence if hypoglycemia or with fasting, glucagon is the hormone secreted which will stimulate glycogen (stored glucose) conversion to glucose in order to keep body fuel supply going.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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