Insulin Response to Blood Sugar Levels

Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It is the primary hormone that regulates the signals for carbohydrate and lipid (fat) metabolism. Insulin lowers blood glucose levels in the blood by: reducing glucose production in the liver increasing glucose uptake and metabolism by muscle and adipose (fat) tissue When you have a meal, in particular a meal with refined carbohydrates like sugar, pasta, bread and rice, your blood sugar levels will increase.

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