Homeostatic Balance

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The homeostatic mechanism that blood sugar regulation falls under is negative feedback. After blood sugar drops and glucagon is released, glucagon will increase blood glucose to an ideal value in order to maintain a stable internal condition. After sugar levels have returned to normal, glucagon release is then suppressed by rising blood glucose levels and insulin. After insulin is secreted due to increased blood sugar and muscle and fat tissues absorb the glucose, the glucose level will begin falling below a threshold, and beta cells will then inhibit secretion of insulin to restore homeostasis. There must be a working relationship between glucagon and insulin and they both must be operative in order to maintain a homeostatic balance. A homeostatic
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