how does the insulin control the glucose level in our body?

Asked by ayushikas | 20th Jul, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Insulin is secreted when blood glucose rises after eating a meal. Insulin assists in regulating blood sugar by transporting the glucose into muscle cells and other tissues as well as to the liver. In the liver, glucose is stored as glycogen for use in the future. Blood sugar transported to fat tissues is stored as fat. When insulin is secreted, the cells absorb the glucose from the blood. The high blood glucose is then lowered to a normal range

Answered by  | 21st Jul, 2010, 09:53: AM

Queries asked on Sunday & after 7pm from Monday to Saturday will be answered after 12pm the next working day.