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diabetes mellitus is a disorder that is caused by the insufficient production of the pancreatic hormone insulin. Without insulin cells are unable to absorb glucose, necessary for cellular metabolism and energy production. Patients may have type i diabetes (juvenile onset) or type II diabetes (adult onset). Individuals with either condition are considered to be diabetic.

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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

... add to foods it's sugar in any sugary food. http://www.nutrientsreview.com/carbs/sugars.html Sugars raise blood glucose quickly, so this is why diabetics need to be careful with sugars. It is true that white bread, pasta, potatoes and rice can also raise blood glucose quickly. Sugar is allowed ...

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
Replies: 1
Views: 2857

Re: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes

... search for My Life With Gastroparesis, just make sure its the right article (it's the personal story of a guy who had diabetis since childhood: diabetics can suffer from gastrparesis) P.s. I only joined to share the information, I have my own 'struggles' so might not be back. I really wish everyone ...

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by JDJ
Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Odd food poisoning-like symptoms, strange tastes
Replies: 35
Views: 137612

quick insulin question

Insulin increases the rate of protein synthesis and therefore lowers the blood amino acid concentration. Someone lacking insulin (e.g. type I diabetics) would see an increase in their blood amino acid concentration.

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by aptitude
Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: quick insulin question
Replies: 6
Views: 6504

Re: diabeties

Diabetics, a group of diseases and the human body to produce enough insulin to control the distribution of glucose in the human body is a disease that can be very serious at times. This is because it takes more calories to ...

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by willamtarker
Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:32 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 28219

Pancreas transplant

It would be pointless for diabetics - Type 1 is autoimmune, and you might just as well treat it with anti-rejection drugs and forget the transplant, and most Type 2's wouldn't be affected. I know that in other mammals, a pancreas is a ...

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by Darby
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pancreas transplant
Replies: 2
Views: 1389
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