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Diabetic Emergencies Study Guide

What Happens When the body regulates its own blood sugar levels normally?

Glucose is used in the human body as energy to perform all essential functions, from a neuron to the cellular level. Normally, the pancreas is the major organ responsible for regulating blood sugar levels in the body. When somebody eats a meal, glucose is transported in the bloodstream which signals the pancreas to releases insulin, helping glucose move into the cells to be used as energy. If blood sugar levels become too high, the body will signal the pancreas to release insulin and the liver to convert glucose to glycogen. If blood sugars...