foods to help prevent insulin resistance
& type 2 diabetes
by Daphne Lambert
After you eat, digestible carbohydrates are broken down in the small intestine into glucose. The glucose then moves through the gut wall into your blood stream.
Insulin secreting cells in the pancreas sense the increase in blood glucose and release the hormone insulin, into the blood. Insulin sends a signal to the body’s cells to remove glucose from the blood by transporting it into cells. Excess glucose is stored, as glycogen, primarily in the liver but also in muscle.
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Foods to help prevent insulin resistance & type 2 diabetes
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