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Insulin is important for the body because it helps glucose enter the body's cells. The glucose is then used for energy.

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Why is the pancreas so important?

the Pancreas is important because it produce insulin to allow the body to use sugar.


Why insulin is used?

Insulin is usually made in your body automatically; diabetes is when your body does not make enough insulin. So some people with diabetes have to take insulin to control their blood sugar.


Why is insulin so important?

It regulates blood sugar


What happens to a body that cannot produce insulin?

Insulin helps control the blood sugar. So when a body can't produce insulin the level of blood sugar rises above normal.


Which cells in pancreas form insulin?

Pancreatic beta cells produce insulin. They are the only cells in the body that do so.


What does insulin maintain in the body?

Insulin mantains sugar level in the body.


Why do you have to use insulin when you have diabetes?

Everyone has insulin and the pancreas makes it. When your body doesn't make insulin that is diabetes. Insulin is the liquid the pancreas makes so that you can break down nutritious food into energy. So with diabetes you have to get the insulin with a shot in the arm, leg, butt, or stomach.


Why does the body needs insulin?

To control blood sugar levels in your body so you don't die.


Are hormones used to treat diabetes?

Diabetes is when your body does not produce the hormone insulin. So with someone with type 1 diabetes they have to do daily insulin injections. So the job of insulin is to level out your blood sugar level so yes the hormone insulin is used to treat diabetes.


What effects does diabetes have on the human body?

INsulin is a chemical which controls your blood sugar levels. Diabetes means that your body is unable to control the insulin and sugar levels so you either have to have an insulin injection if oyu have to much sugar or eat some sugar if you have to much insulin.


What role does insulin play in the body?

Insulin controls the sugar in your body. Insulin can keep your sugar levels in check when you are a diabetic.


Can you get so many insulin injections that your Diabetes is cured?

No. Diabetes is not cured by using insulin injections. You are giving yourself insulin injections because your body cannot produce enough insulin itself; therefore, if you were not to take the insulin injections you would have further detrimental complications. Once your body stops making insulin, it never "starts" making it again.


What makes insulin in the body?

Insulin is created by the Pancreas.


What is endogenous insulin?

It is the insulin produced by your own body


Where does insulin in the body happen?

Insulin is produced in your pancreas.


How does insulin relate to diabetes mellitus?

In Anatomy and Physiology, Insulin is responsible for helping your glucose in the body be used by the cells for energy. it serves as the medium in which glucose can enter the cells for usage. In Diabetes, the patient has low, no, or non-functioning insulin in the body. This will result in increasing glucose in the body leading to Diabetes. So, Insulin is needed in order to lower the blood sugar in the body.


Does body weight increase from insulin injection?

No, body weight does not increase drom an insulin injection.


Which body organ produce insulin?

The pancreas secretes insulin.


Does Nick Jonas inject insulin?

He has Type 1 diabetes, so yes, he needs insulin injections. Fortunately for him, they invented a machine that you hook up to your body that will inject the insulin when he needs it, so he doesn't have to get a needle in him all the time.


When the body doesnt produce insulin what is the effect?

Insulin is a hormone that causes cells to absorb and store glucose. When the body fails to produce sufficient insulin, or the insulin is ineffective, the body cannot store glucose, and can become lethargic. Diabetes is the name for the condition where insulin is not functioning properly.


Where is insulin produced in the body?

Insulin is produced by the beta cells of the islets of Lagerhans, which lie interspersed in the pancreatic follicles. In layman's terms, that means it's produced in the pancreas. In the human body, the organ called the pancreas releases insulin.Insulin is produced in the pacreas by the Islets of Langerhans. For high blood sugars (above 120 or so) insulin is secreted.


How does insulin travel around the body?

Insulin travels around the body by the bloodstream aka circulatory system.


Which type of diabetes occures when the body makes insulin but not enough to meet the body needs or the body becomes resistant to insulin produced?

type 1 diabetes is when your pancreas does not make enough insulin.


Does insulin have fungi?

No. Insulin is a hormone produced by cells in the body of animals.


Why is insulin important to the body?

Insulin, discovered by Fredrick Banting, is a naturally produced hormone. It is created in the pancreas and changes the metabolism rates of sugar. People with diabetes have problems with the production of natural insulin and must use synthetic medicenes as a replacment.


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