Homeostasis of Glucose Levels: Hormonal Control and Diabetes


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Which of the following is a true statement about hormones?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a function of glucagon?

2. Which of the following is true about type I diabetes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of homeostasis of blood glucose levels and diabetes with this quiz. Practice questions look at the role of hormones and glucagon and compare the types of diabetes and its treatment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz to check your understanding of:

  • The role of hormones in homeostasis
  • The function of glucagon
  • The difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept homeostasis
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define hormones and homeostasis
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the origin and function of insulin and glucagon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about diabetes

Additional Learning

For a greater understanding of diabetes, review the lesson Homeostasis of Glucose Levels: Hormonal Control and Diabetes. This lesson covers:

  • A definition of homeostasis
  • The role of insulin
  • The role of glucagon
  • Insulin and glucagon response to glucose levels
  • Glucagon and glucose levels without insulin