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1. Glucagon
A hormone that raises the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. The alpha cell s of the pancreas (in areas called the islets of Langerhans) make glucagon when the body needs to put more glucose into the blood. An injectable form of glucagon, which can be bought in a drug store, is sometimes used to treat insulin shock. The glucagon is injected and quickly raises blood glucose levels.

2. Glucagon
A hormone released by the pancreas that stimulates the breakdown of glycogen and the release of glucose , thereby increasing blood levels of glucose. Glucagon and insulin work together to maintain blood sugar levels.

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