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Re: [IP] glucagon nightmare

In a message dated 10/15/98 10:50:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
email @ redacted writes:

<<  I'd always assumed you were
 intructed to inject glucagon into muscle, rather than fat, so that it
 started working immediately releasing glucose from that bit of muscle. >>

the point here is that medication injected into muscle is absorbed faster
BECAUSE blood supply to muscle is greater than blood supply to fatty tissue.
Glucagon may also be injected into fatty tissue, but absorption is slower.

Barbara B.

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/