(redirected from glucagon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to glucagon: somatostatin, glucagon test
GCGGenetics Computer Group
GCGGood Corporate Governance
GCGGlobal Consumer Group
GCGGallocatechin Gallate (catechin)
GCGGlobal Church of God
GCGGeneralized Conjugate Gradient
GCGGlobal Change Game
GCGGeological Curators' Group
GCGGiant-Cell Granuloma
GCGGuidance Control Group
GCGGwaen Cae Gurwen (South Wales village)
GCGGreat Ceasar's Ghost (band)
GCGGala Coral Group (gambling; UK)
GCGGrand Coalition Government (Kenya)
References in periodicals archive ?
This early study from an internationally-renowned team at Imperial College London provides 'first in human' evidence that a combined therapy using the hormones glucagon and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) may form the basis for a new treatment for obesity and diabetes in the future.
GLP-1 also acts on islet [alpha]-cells, causing strong inhibition of postprandial glucagon secretion, unlike GIP, which weakly stimulates glucagon secretion.
Dr Unger first identified glucagon as a pancreatic hormone that raises blood sugar levels, having the opposite effect of insulin.
Glucagon for hypoglycemic episodes in insulin-treated diabetic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis with a comparison of glucagon with dextrose and of different glucagon formulations.
Inhibition of the glucose transporter SGLT2 with dapagliflozin in pancreatic alpha cells triggers glucagon secretion.
Further investigation of normal insulin and glucagon levels in passerine species is needed.
A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over study (NCT02181127) has demonstrated the value of automated injection of glucagon in establishing glycemic regulation in adult patients with type 1 diabetes, said Dr.
Insulin and glucagon are hormones secreted by islet cells within the pancreas.
Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia allow trained school staff members to administer insulin, or in an emergency situation to provide a glucagon injection.
reconsidered given elevated glucagon levels are also found in
They increase insulin secretion to maintain glucose homeostasis and reduce glucagon secretion.
Intranasal glucagon, which is currently in Phase III clinical trial testing, could be the first needle-free rescue treatment for severe hypoglycemia.