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- ‹ The template Infobox gene is being considered for merging. › Insulin (from Latin insula, island) is a peptide hormone produced by beta cells of the...
- begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond to insulin properly. As the disease progresses, a lack of insulin may also develop...
- Insulin resistance (IR) is considered as a pathological condition in which cells fail to respond normally to the hormone insulin. To prevent hyperglycemia...
- mellitus by lowering the glucose level in the blood. With the exceptions of insulin, exenatide, liraglutide and pramlintide, all are administered orally and...
- Insulin is a protein hormone that is used as a medication to treat high blood glucose. This includes in diabetes mellitus type 1, diabetes mellitus type...
- Insulin aspart, sold under the brand name Novolog among others, is a type of manufactured insulin used to treat type I and type II diabetes. Typically...
- with insulin is required for survival. Insulin therapy is usually given by injection just under the skin but can also be delivered by an insulin pump...
- Insulin glargine, marketed under the names Lantus among others, is a long-acting insulin, used in the treatment of type I and type II diabetes. It is not...
- The insulin index of a food represents how much it elevates the concentration of insulin in the blood during the two-hour period after the food is ingested...
- a type of cell found in pancreatic islets that synthesize and secrete insulin and amylin. Beta cells make up 50–70% of the cells in human islets. In...
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