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Can I use the galactose in my body to workout?

Can I use the galactose in my body to workout?

Workout: You do not store galactose in your body. You can store glucose, and it gets stored as glycogen, a form of starch. Galactose is a simple sugar, like glucose, and when combined with glucose, forms lactose, the sugar in milk. When you drink milk, it is broken down into those two sugars, and galactose is converted to glucose as well. ...Read more

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Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Let us see the diffe: Because fructose, unlike glucose, does not stimulate Insulin secretion, we believe that meals high in fructose would result in lower leptin concentrations than meals containing the same amount of glucose.Which means less insuline secretion. ...Read more

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Need an example of foods with glucose galactose and fructose?

Need an example of foods with glucose galactose and fructose?

Most likely..: Sugar free stuff with >60 cal serving see my diet sheet http://www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com/newsletters/_3_diet_sheet.Doc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between glucose, galactose and fructose?

What is the difference between glucose, galactose and fructose?

Simple sugars: Glucose, galactose, fructose, xylose, ribose are all monosaccharides that are different based on thei molecular structure and are the building blocks for more complex sugars or starches. Different foods or substances may have a different monosaccharide as their primary chemical. ...Read more

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Is there an alternate source of sugar for patients on a galactose-free diet?

Is there an alternate source of sugar for patients on a galactose-free diet?

Table sugar: Sucrose, simple table sugar derived from sugar beets or sugar cane, is digested to glucose and fructose. Sucrose contains no galactose. Fructose is the simple sugar found in most fruits. Lactose, the sugar found in dairy products, is digested to glucose & galactose. You will need to avoid all dairy products. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of glucose galactose malabsorption?

What are symptoms of glucose galactose malabsorption?

Lactose Intolerance: The disaccharide glucose and galactose is lactose, the main sugar in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in adults. It occurs as a result of a deficiency in the lactase enzyme which breaks down lactose. Symptoms may include: gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Treatment consists of avoiding dairy, but many take oral lactase supplements just before eating dairy. ...Read more

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I need information about glucose galactose malabsorption?

Lactose Intolerance: The disaccharide glucose and galactose is lactose, the main sugar in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in adults. It occurs as a result of a deficiency in the lactase enzyme which breaks down lactose. Symptoms may include: gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Treatment consists of avoiding dairy, but many take oral lactase supplements just before eating dairy. ...Read more

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The nutrition facts on a food has carbs and then sugar. Do they mean the simple sugars aka monosacharides; glucose, fructose, and galactose?

The nutrition facts on a food has carbs and then sugar. Do they mean the simple sugars aka monosacharides; glucose, fructose, and galactose?

Food Labels: Total carbohydrates include all sugars and fiber. Sugar includes simple sugars and sugar alcohol. Here are three websites about reading food labels: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/ingredientspackaginglabeling/labelingnutrition/ucm274593.Htm http://www.Diabetes.Org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/taking-a-closer-look-at-labels.Html#sugar_alcohols http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/nutrition. ...Read more

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Alpha rhythm - what is it?

Alpha rhythm - what is it?

Normal brain waves: Normal if pertaining to brain wave activity. No such verbiage is used in cardiology. ...Read more

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Does thalassemia alpha shorten life?

Does thalassemia alpha shorten life?

Depends: There are four grades of severity of alpha thalassemia. Lack of one or two genes would not affect the life span. Lack of three genes may alter health and life span. Lack of all four genes is generally not compatible with life. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What do alpha and beta interferons do?

What do alpha and beta interferons do?

Interferons: Used to treat several diseases, mainly multiple sclerosis, and hepatitis c, according to severity and degree of responsiveness,mainly they modulate the immune system ...Read more

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Is it a big deal if you have alpha thalsemia?

Is it a big deal if you have alpha thalsemia?

Depends: There are four genes for the Alpha chain of hemoglobin. Loss of one gene is asymptomatic, loss of two may cause mild anemia, loss of three usually causes severe anemia, loss of all four is not compatible with life. ...Read more

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Alpha 1 antityricain what is that ? What are systomns

Alpha 1 antityricain what is that ? What are systomns

Antitrypsin: Alpha-1 antitrypsin is a normal blood protein that keeps some of the products of your neutrophils from harming your tissues more than they need to. If you're seriously deficient, you'll develop emphysema in midlife, and at some time in your life may develop serious liver function problems. One serious pitfall is assaying the levels during concurrent illness; they may be misleading. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm an Alpha Thel Carrier and my partner is a Beta Carrier, what should we have to think?

I'm an Alpha Thel Carrier and my partner is a Beta Carrier, what should we have to think?

Hemoglobin testing: You should have children tested, since different gene loci, shouldn't have any affected children, they should all be carriers, auto recessive illnesses that don't have linkage ...Read more

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What is alpha 2%(epr) ? My value was 13.9 on a range of 9.0-13.0%. What does this mean?

What is alpha 2%(epr) ?  My value was 13.9 on a range of 9.0-13.0%.  What does this  mean?

EPR: Is it what you mean http://lifescience-market.Com/human-beta-endorphin-receptor-b-epr-elisa-kit-p-659.Html then it says has no clinical value, just for research. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the significance of monoclonal alpha chain without accompanying light chain?

Can you please explain the significance of monoclonal  alpha chain without accompanying light chain?

Abnormal globulin: The gammaglobulins, which are proteins that defend our body from different diseases are formed of two chains the light and the heavy chain. In certain diseases, such as multiple myeloma, one cell starts to produce one type of (or part of) gammaglobulin. This proteins are all the same (therefore "monoclonal") and usually non-functioning. It can accumulate in tissues producing more damage. ...Read more