Bioscience 2

Week 6 diabetes and obesity

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What does insulin do?
It lowers blood glucose levels
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What is blood glucose level?
Blood glucose level is the uptake of glucose by the blood
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How does glucose enter the cell?
Via GLUT4
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Which cells does glucose enter using GLUT4?
Liver, muscle and adipose cells
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Which cells do not require GLUT4?
Brain, RBC's, kidneys, lens
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What secretes glucose?
Beta cells in the pancreatic eyelets
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What is blood glucose level?

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Blood glucose level is the uptake of glucose by the blood

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How does glucose enter the cell?

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Which cells does glucose enter using GLUT4?

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Which cells do not require GLUT4?

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