Understanding The Food-To-Energy Conversion Process

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Understanding The Food-To-Energy Conversion Process

The Food-To-Energy Conversion

Understanding Process

Understanding The Food-To-Energy Conversion Process

Normal Person Diabetic Person
STEP 1 Food eaten by you is turned into sugar (glucose) Food eaten by you is turned into sugar (glucose)
STEP 2 Pancreas (an organ near the stomach) makes a hormone called insulin Pancreas (an organ near the stomach) does not make sufficient insulin or body is unable to use it properly
STEP 3 Insulin helps sugar enter into cells of your body Sugar accumulates in your blood
STEP 4 Sugar is converted into energy Leads to diabetes

Understanding Glucose and Insulin

Why do you need Glucose?

Why do you need Insulin?

Understanding Diabetes

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*This is for patient education purposes only. Please consult your doctor/healthcare practitioner before starting any diet, medication or exercise.