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I believed that diabetes was a lack of insulin which reduces blood sugar, so why isn't the blood sugar high rather than low?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Insulin: Because insulin helps the sugar go into the cell without insulin the glucose cant get in the cell and the levels in blood raise

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Last updated Jul 3, 2014

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