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Impaired responses of several counterregulatory hormones were also observed during severe hypoglycemia in malnourished rats (LEON-QUINTO et al.
An increase in counterregulatory hormones, such as glucagons, epinephrine, norepinephrine, and growth hormone, results in increased hepatic glucose production and decreased peripheral glucose uptake, subsequently inducing a hyperglycemic state (Montori, Bistrian, & McMahon, 2002).
Gender influences counterregulatory hormone response to hypoglycemia.
Regulation of counterregulatory hormone secretion in man during exercise and hypoglycemia.
Starvation causes the hepatic glycogen stores to deplete and ketogenesis to take place in the liver, decreased insulin sensitivity and increased production of counterregulatory hormones such as glucagon, cortisol, and epinephrine.