DiabetesObesity - Diabetes and Obesity Type I is simpleno...

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Diabetes and Obesity Type I is simple—no insulin Type II is complicated—”resistance” to insulin Factors are multiple Lifestyle and culture important On the rise, especially in “developed” or “first world” settings The Pima Indian case study
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“Traditional” and “Modern” Diets
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Glucose Regulation What is diabetes? Cells need sugar—ATP and the Krebs Cycle What comes in through the gut—basic nutrition Role of liver in processing nutrients, storing glucose Absorptive Pathways and role of insulin from pancreas Post-absorptive Pathways Understanding Diabetes
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Diabetes mellitus—”starvation amidst plenty” Type I Juvenile onset Pancreas beta cells die, no insulin produced Type II Adult onset Complicated set of factors, some insulin production Goal—understand why we need insulin
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Cells and Glucose All cells of body need constant glucose supply, especially nervous tissue Most other nutrients can be converted into glucose or derivatives for making ATP ATP is celluar “gasoline”
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Why not eat just sugar?
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