…..released from the pancreas. When glucose levels drop, insulin levels also fall – the liver and muscles in the body stores glucose. Insufficient or ineffective insulin will result in a build-up of glucose in the bloodstream occurring.
Diabetes results when the body fails to produce sufficient insulin to maintain the correct balance of glucose in the blood. When not enough insulin is created, the person is said to be insulin deficient. When the body does not respond to the insulin correctly, the person is said to be insulin resistant.
Tomorrow we continue our look at diabetes and the variations….
Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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