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How does the body respond to low blood glucose levels after exercising?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Low blood sugar..

.Should not occur in normal people during exercise of normal intensity. After glycogen is used up, the body utilizes free fatty acids to be used directly as an energy source, or is\ converted to glucose by the liver by a process cvalled gluconeogenesis.

In brief: Low blood sugar..

.Should not occur in normal people during exercise of normal intensity. After glycogen is used up, the body utilizes free fatty acids to be used directly as an energy source, or is\ converted to glucose by the liver by a process cvalled gluconeogenesis.
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