The Food-To-Energy Conversion

Understanding The Food-To-Energy Conversion Process

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