Modulation of fatty acid metabolism by glucagon in man. II. Effects in insulin-deficient diabetics.


The potential role of glucagon in the pathogenesis of diabetic ketogenesis was examined by intravenous glucagon administration (1.0 mug/kg. body weight) in five insulin-dificient diabetic subjects. The metabolic response was defined by examining the changes in the plasma concentration of insulin, glucose, free fatty acids (FFA), triglycerides… (More)


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