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Pancreatic Structure and Function

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May 22 2024, 11:49 pm

I am dentist and I teach several courses on TMJ and Migraines and Sleep Apnea. These lectures are priceless in helping me explain the pathophysiology or mitochondrial dysfunction, Alzheimer disease and insulin resistance. Thank you! I loved the 3 D anatomy reviews too, sad to see them go!



Nov 11 2023, 12:29 am

Great basic physiology understanding along with covid effect on these cells functions.



Jan 27 2024, 9:51 pm

Thank you

Dr. Priya Jaisinghani Discusses Diabetes (Lecture - 3, Pancreatic structure and function)

Today we have a rockstar physician with us. We will discuss diabetes with her. 

Dr. Jaisinghani's introduction:
Dr. Priya Jaisinghani is a board certified Internal Medicine physician who completed her training at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson, NJ and is currently completing her fellowship in Endocrinology at New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell, NY.  Dr. Jaisinghani received a distinction in service to the community through her work at the The Boggs Center in medical school and was inducted into the AOA Honor Society in 2019 during her residency.  She also serves on the Board of Directors of a mental health organization called SAMHIN (South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network) Dr. Jaisinghani plans to focus her career on Diabetes and Obesity Medicine while continuing to be an advocate for minority health and mental health. 
I also had privilege of serving India remotely during the second surge of COVID19 with my work being featured in The Times of India and Medscape. 
Below are the media links if you would like to view them:

Pancreatic Structure and Function - Diabetes Lecture - 3
Pancreatic cell clusters (alpha and beta) - pancreatic acini and Islets of langerhans
Pancreatic blood circulates to beta cells and then to alpha.
Function of the beta cells. Type of the GLUT channels. How glucose levels influence these cells to produce insulin in the needed quantities?
Function of the alpha cells.
Structure of the insulin molecule (endogenous vs. exogenous.)
Function of the insulin on the peripheral tissues.
Insulin receptor and its function
Second messenger system inside the cells responding to the insulin molecule.

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