Glucose Regulation

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Glucose Regulation

Our bodies require energy to do everything, from pumping blood into capillaries to walking. This energy originates from glucose in the food we eat. Too much or inadequate glucose is dangerous hence, the glucose regulation quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Insulin is released by what type of cells in the pancreas?
    • A. 

      Beta cells

    • B. 

      Alpha cells

    • C. 

      Beta and alpha cells

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    What is the key role of the kidney in glucose regulation?
    • A. 

      Production of insulin

    • B. 

      Reabsorption of glucagon

    • C. 

      Production of glucose

    • D. 

      Reabsorption of glucose

  • 3. 
    Which organs are responsible for the uptake of glucose?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Muscle

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 4. 
    Insulin promotes following processes in the liver?
    • A. 

      Glycogenesis

    • B. 

      Glycogenolysis

    • C. 

      Gluconeogenesis

    • D. 

      Gycolysis

  • 5. 
    Fatty acids in the liver are transformed to glucose through gluconeogenesis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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