Q. 34.3( 3 Votes )
Name the followin
(i) Diabetes mellitus
Explanation: Due to deficiency of insulin hormone excess glucose cannot be converted into glycogen hence excess sugar is excreted in urine. This condition is called as Diabetes mellitus.
Note: Insufficient secretion of insulin causes diabetes mellitus and the condition is known as hyperglycemia due to the high level of sugar in blood.
(ii) Insulin shock
Explanation: Excess secretion of insulin lowers the sugar level in the blood, as a result, the patient may become unconscious and this condition is called insulin shock or hypoglycemia.
Note: During this condition a prompt bite of sweet (eg. candy or sweet biscuit) is helpful, this raises the sugar level in blood thus equalizing the level of insulin.
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