in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1089 words.
Hoskins, Roy Graham (03 July 1880–05 November 1964), biomedical investigator, was born in Nevinville, Iowa, the son of William Henry Hoskins, a tradesman, and Sarah Graham. As a child, Roy...
P ublished online October 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Oncology; Reproductive Medicine. 8306 words.
Upon lowered blood glucose occurring during fasting, glucagon is secreted from pancreatic islets, exerting various metabolic effects to normalize...