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How shall be the glucagon production in type 2 diabetes. Whether it is normal or reduces.

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Increased.
Both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes involve having insufficient insulin and both excess (when glucose levels are high) and insufficient (when glucose levels are low) glucagon.Glucagon is produced by alpha cells in the pancreas, but the mechanisms that control its release are still unclear.
Hello, Glucagon is a counter regulatory hormone, produced when blood glucose goes down. It helps increase glucose level by breaking glycogen from liver. It is present in usual quantity in diabetes too.
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