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Food and insulin release

Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas in response to increased glucose levels in the blood.


Review Date: 5/31/2013
Reviewed By: Brent Wisse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Nutrition, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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