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Definition of the Day: Glucagon

Glucagon

A counterregulatory hormone that works against the action of insulin. Most people with diabetes know that insulin is secreted by the beta cells of the pancreas. What many don't know is that other cells in the pancreas called alpha cells secrete the...

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