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Body Transport System - Science Learning 18

Practice Body Transport System questions with answers. This prep guide includes questions like, what is treatment of faulty pacemaker?, what is an artificial pacemaker?, what is diabetes?, what is insulin?, what happens to excess glucose in diabetic person? and others below.

Body Transport System Learning 18

What is treatment of faulty pacemaker?

Answer: The treatment of faulty pacemaker is by fitting an artificial pacemaker under the skin of the chest.

What is an artificial pacemaker?

Answer: Artificial pacemaker is a small device that is fitted near the heart. It sends small pulses of electricity at the same rate as pacemaker muscles. This makes the heart to beat in rhythm.

What is diabetes?

Answer: Diabetes is a condition which takes place when enough insulin is not produced, the amount of glucose in the blood remains high.

What is insulin?

Answer: Insulin is a hormone secreted by pancreas in the blood that control the amount of glucose in the blood. If the glucose level of the blood rises than the normal, extra insulin is secreted to store excess glucose in the liver.

What happens to excess glucose in diabetic person?

Answer: Extra glucose is generally treated by injecting insulin into the blood vessels using a syringe. But if insulin is not injected, then excess glucose would be excreted out of the body with urea, in the urine.