Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 4 - Assess - Page 91: 16


B. Insulin decreases blood sugar levels after a meal is eaten.

Work Step by Step

Negative feedback is when the body takes action to reverse a change in homeostasis. When you eat, your body detects an upward change in the amount of glucose in your blood. Your pancreas then releases insulin to lower blood sugar in response to this change.
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