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Glucagon

Our evidence-based analysis on glucagon features 18 unique references to scientific papers.

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Summary of Glucagon

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
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Does not appear to significantly influence circulating glucagon concentrations
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No significant influence on plasma glucagon concentrations
grade-d Minor Very High See all 5 studies
Small increases in most studies, independently of caloric intake. The one study that found a reduce compared with the control group was a very low calorie diet for both groups.

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Frequently Asked Questions and Articles on Glucagon

How do I increase insulin sensitivity?
Exercise frequently (resistance training and aerobic training are both beneficial), eat better (in this regard, less processed carbohydrates and more vegetables), and lose weight. Supplements can help, but are better when the diet and exercise are in order
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