Why Do You Need Glucose

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Why do you need Glucose?

Why Do You Need Glucose?

Understanding Glucose

Why Do You Need Glucose?

Glucose or Sugar1

  • Main source of energy for the cells in your body
  • Sugar is absorbed into bloodstream, and enters cells with the help of insulin
  • Your liver stores glucose, so that it can make it available when your blood sugar levels are low 
Why Do You Need Glucose?

Understanding Glucose and Insulin

Why do you need Insulin?

Understanding the-food-to-energy conversion process

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.

References

1. Mayoclinic. Type 1 diabetes. Available from: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-1-diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20353011. Last revised: 7/8/2017. As accessed on: 19/6/2018.