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Islet

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does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?

... wrong with the insulin production and the problems are located in target tissues. In this regard it is the opposite of type 1 diabetes, where the islet cells in pancreas get damaged, but the target tissues are normal. You cannot get type 2 diabetes just by eating sugar or other fast carbs. It ...

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 23, 2010 9:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: does eating too much sweets cause diabetes?
Replies: 17
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Pancreas Micrograph

The islet has different structure from its surround (acinar structure). The color of the islet depends on the staining method applied to the preparation. Here I have a microphotograph of pancreas. Can you find and observe the ...

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by DoctorStein
Fri May 30, 2008 11:25 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pancreas Micrograph
Replies: 2
Views: 2947

pharmaceutical biotechnology

... of Biological Products Remaining in CBER Cellular products, including products composed of human, bacterial or animal cells (such as pancreatic islet cells for transplantation), or from physical parts of those cells (such as whole cells, cell fragments, or other components intended for use as ...

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by kcnq1ot1
Tue Nov 27, 2007 2:47 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: pharmaceutical biotechnology
Replies: 6
Views: 9275

diabeties

... as well. In about 15% of those with Type 2 diabetes, the cause of their diabetes appears to be destruction of beta cells just as in Type 1, and islet cell antibodies, characteristic of Type 1, can be detected . Although the immune system is slower to wreak havoc when people are older, the cause ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Feb 18, 2007 8:52 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 26252

diabeties

Transplantation itself wouldn't change the attack on islet cells by the immune system (Type I diabetes) anyway - the only difference is that the immunosuppressants you'd be on for the transplants would prevent that. It's ultimately what will keep stem ...

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by Darby
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:05 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: diabeties
Replies: 27
Views: 26252
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