Discuss with one another how feedback loops are involved in the regulation of hormones in diabetes. Be sure to include and apply in your discussion the following terms: Islets of Langerhns, pancreas, insulin, and pituitary gland.
- How are feedback loops involved in the ability of the kidneys to maintain water balance?
- Managing conditions such as diabetes or kidney disease demands a careful balance. Discuss as a group the many examples of how a change (in diet, exercise, medication, emotional or physical state, etc.) in this feedback loop can lead to a life threatening situation, also affecting other systems in the body.