What happens when there is no insulin?

Sammy Crockett
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BY205- Human Biochemistry (Metabolism) Note on What happens when there is no insulin?, created by Sammy Crockett on 12/11/2013.

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Liver slows down use of sugar and makes more

Lots of fuel in blood because it can't get into the tissues

No translocation of GLUT4

No signalling cascade, therefore no activation of glycogen synthase, glycogen phosphorylase remains active

ALL LEADS TO HYPERGLYCAEMIA

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