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Unformatted text preview: ketones for energy, but needs a minimum amount of glucose • Only source of glucose then is protein (dietary or own muscle tissue) – breakdown • Protein-sparing Effect – adequate carbohydrate can prevent breakdown of protein in the body....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 220 taught by Professor Mercer during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '09