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How does the body use glucose?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: For fuel

It is utilized by the body much as a car utilizes gasoline.
The energy produced by the breakdown of glucose provides the energy needed to run all the body's cellular functions, such as contracting muscles, etc.

In brief: For fuel

It is utilized by the body much as a car utilizes gasoline.
The energy produced by the breakdown of glucose provides the energy needed to run all the body's cellular functions, such as contracting muscles, etc.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Glucose is fuel

Every cell in your body uses glucose to keep you living.
It is the biologic fuel that generates movement, and heat.

In brief: Glucose is fuel

Every cell in your body uses glucose to keep you living.
It is the biologic fuel that generates movement, and heat.
Dr. James Cain
Dr. James Cain
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