Insulin: Hormone Keeps Blood Sugar Level Under Control During Hyperglycemia

Insulin belongs to a class of medications called peptide hormones produced by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets. It plays a significant role in the metabolism of carbohydrates and promotes the absorption of glucose from the blood. Insulin is prescribed for treating type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, and hyperosmolar hyperglycemia.
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