Insulin I: Basic Science Review

Description:

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:


Learning Objectives:

Understand the mechanism of insulin generation from proinsulin as well as insulin multimerization and storage.
Identify the mechanisms that maintain glucose homeostasis in the fed and fasted state.
Understand why diabetes mimics the unopposed extreme fasted state that results in hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia and ketoacidosis.



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About this activity:
This activity was orginally created on: Jan. 12, 2012
Authors:
  • So Young Oh
  • Michael Rindler
  • Michael Tanner
  • Warren Jelinek