Keys to the Cart: May 22, 2017

published 2 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Insulin Deficiency: Phys Effects; Periop Insulin Effects; Diabetes: Autonomic Neuropathy Signs

And we are back welcome to another exciting edition of keys to the car a weekly open anesthesia podcast where we were review several IT key words in just a couple of minutes. My name is doctor alley battle and I'm an anesthesiologist at the university of Virginia. Recently it seems like the majority of my patients have diabetes so I figured it was time to review several key words related to insulin glucose and diabetes. Let's unlock some knowledge. Our first keyword today is insulin deficiency physiological effects. But before we can talk about what happens when there's not enough insulin we need to review basics of insulin. Remember insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas specifically the eyelet bit beta cells. Some of the effects of insulin secretion include increased glucose uptake by tissues and glycogen synthesis in the liver and muscles indigestion insulin inhibits lipase and decreases free fatty acid released from adipose tissue. And increases protein synthesis by increasing amino acids ...

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