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A doctor advised a person to take an injection of insulin because


A

his blood pressure was low

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B

his heart was beating slowly

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C

he was suffering from goitre

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D

his sugar level in blood was high

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Solution

The correct option is D

his sugar level in blood was high


The correct option is D

Explanation of the correct option:

Insulin:

  1. It is a hormone which is secreted by the pancreas, from a specific cell called beta cells in Islets of Langerhans.
  2. Patient suffering from diabetes will have high blood glucose due to non-functioning or lack of insulin hormone.
  3. Such patients are administered with insulin injection to regulate blood glucose.

Explanation of the incorrect options:

Option A:

  1. Adding sodium to the diet helps in improving low blood pressure.

Option C:

  1. Iodine is added to food to help preventing goitre.

Final answer: A doctor advised a person to take an injection of insulin because his sugar level in blood was high.


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