Most cells in the human body use the sugar called glucose as their major source of energy. Glucose molecules are beroken down within cells in order to produce
Blood glucose regulation. Glucose is needed by cells for respiration. It is important that the concentration of glucose in the blood is maintained at a const...
A secondary school revision resource for Edexcel GCSE Biology about homeostasis, thermoregulation and diabetes- with Higher tier.
In order to ensure normal body function, the human body is dependent on a tight control of its blood glucose levels. This is accomplished by a highly sophisticated network of various hormones and neur
Insulin and glucagon are potent regulators of glucose metabolism. For decades, we have viewed diabetes from a bi-hormonal perspective of glucose regulation. This perspective is incomplete and inadequa
Insulin is the key hormone when it comes to diabetes: It regulates blood glucose. Learn more about insulin and blood glucose regulation in this article.