Q: About Epinephrine action


 

 

(CM-06) In recent years, Oral Glucose Tolerance Tests have lost support as a diagnostic tool for Diabetes Mellitus. It overdiagnoses diabetes, because a variety of stresses can produce an abnormal response as a consequence of an epinephrine discharge. Even anxiety over venipunctures may generate sufficient epinephrine to produce an abnormal test. Epinephrine induce an elevation in glycemia because this hormone:

 

a)     inhibits gluconeogenesis and  glycogenesis

 

b)     inhibits gluconeogenesis and glycogenolysis

 

c)      inhibits glycogenolysis and glycolysis.

 

d)     stimulates glycogenolysis and inhibits glycogenesis

 

e)     stimulates glycogenesis and gluconeogenesis

 

   

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