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insulin

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Insulin hormone produce by the body. This hormone works by lowering glucose in the blood.
Beta cells make the insulin in the pancreas
concentration of most insulins 100 Units/mL
Therapeutic Action Promotes glucose transport, lowers the level of glucose in the blood
Diabetes insulin pump delivers insulin around-the-clock by pushing insulin through a thin tube inserted into the person's skin
trans-dermal patch smart patch can detect blood sugar level spikes and secrete doses of insulin
Special Populations Renal Function Impairment Insulin action may be reduced in patients with impaired renal function
Recombination DNA technology scientists developed that made it possible to insert a human gene into the genetic material of a common bacterium.
Created by: jessicanazario