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GS-85 Blood Sugar

by Alisa Princy (2020-04-01)

The pancreas cells that GS-85 Blood Sugar Review produce digestive enzymes are called acinar cells (Latin acinus - grape), so named because the cells aggregate to form bundles appearing much like a cluster of grapes. The base of the cell has fine tubules (endoplasmic reticulum) that produce the secretary granules. These granules are carried from the tubules to a more complex tubular apparatus (Golgi) that concentrate the secretions. The Golgi encases the enzymes in a thin membrane and sends them to the top of the cell. The enzyme granules pass through the acinar cell wall into a complicated network of ducts that eventually reaches the small intestine. Located between the clusters of the acinar cell area are scattered patches of another type of secretary tissue called the islands (islets) of Langerhans, named after the 17th century German pathologist Paul Langerhans. The islets are responsible for the secretion of insulin and glucagon, which control the amount of sugar stored in the body. Unlike the acinar tissue, the islets of Langerhans secrete their substances directly into the blood stream. Insulin is vital in carbohydrate (sugar) metabolism. Insulin causes the body to store glucose as glycogen. Insulin stimulates the body's cells to remove glucose sugar from the blood stream and utilize it. Diabetes mellitus is caused when there is a shortage of insulin in the bloodstream. Sugar then remains in the blood and glucose is not converted into glycogen stores for the body. Too much insulin reduces the amount of sugar in the blood. Glucagon has the opposite effects of insulin. Glucagon is also a hormone used for carbohydrate metabolism. Glucagon is released into the bloodstream when the glucose levels are low (hypoglycemia) causing the liver to convert glycogen to glucose in the bloodstream Glucagon releases stored sugar and increase the blood sugar level. Glucagon acts as a control mechanism when the body produces too much insulin. Now I know many people reading this heading will think I've gone mad. Dont get me wrong, I would not wish this disease on anyone, but some good has come from it. I will admit that before Jacques was diagnosed, we weren't living the most healthy lifestyle. But since his diagnosis this had to change, whether we liked it or not. And believe me, at first this was a huge struggle. Now, however we eat more healthily and we try to stick to a low GI diet.