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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