Explore BrainMass

Overdose of insulin

Homework help from our online tutors - BrainMass.com

What would you do to help a friend who had inadvertently taken an overdose of insulin? Why should your solution be beneficial?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 18, 2018, 3:42 pm ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

Insulin is the hormone released by your pancreas naturally when your blood sugar is high. Insulin causes all body cells to take up sugar, which lowers blood sugar. It also causes liver cells specifically to store excess sugar as ...