The bulletin of mathematical biophysics

, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp 451–462 | Cite as

Anin numero study of glucose-insulin interaction

  • Torcom Chorbajian
  • Bruce Coull
  • James Coull
Article

Abstract

A mathematical model has been developed to simulate the glucose-insulin interaction following a glucose load such as occurs in an IVGTT. This model differs from earlier models in that the insulin response to glucose loading is a recurring all or none threshold response. The model has been simulated on a digital computer using the digital analog simulation language CSMP.

Keywords

Insulin Release Insulin Response Refractory Period Glucose Load Initial Release 

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© N. Rashevsky 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Torcom Chorbajian
    • 1
  • Bruce Coull
    • 2
  • James Coull
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical MedicineMedical College of OhioUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of PittsburghUSA

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