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Insulin acts a key to let glucose go in. After the glucose goes in, what happens to the insulin?
Liked by Teresa, Volunteer Mentor
Welcome to Connect. I just came across your post, and wanted to offer this information from the American Diabetes Association:
– How Your Body Uses Glucose and Insulin: http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/lower-your-risk/highbg.html
I’m also tagging @ethanmcconkey and Mentors @hopeful33250 and @johnbishop as they monitor the Diabetes/Endocrine System group on Connect: https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/diabetes-and-endocrine-problems/
I was wondering if you are able to share more details related to your question? It will help to bring other members with similar experiences into the conversation; I look forward to getting to know you.
Liked by John, Volunteer Mentor, Teresa, Volunteer Mentor
Hello @mjones0447, I would like to add my welcome along with @kanaazpereira and other members. I had never thought about the role of insulin but it's a good question and it's always helpful to know how treatments work. Here's another article I found that may be helpful.
Clarifying the Role of Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes Management
I also think it might help pull others into the discussion if you were able to share more details and what type of diabetes you have?
Liked by Teresa, Volunteer Mentor, Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator
This is a very good question about how insulin and glucose work together. I'm currently pre-diabetic and I've never thought much about this particular process.
I am wondering, as John and Kanaaz have mentioned if you are a diabetic now and if so, how well controlled is your diabetes? As you are comfortable sharing more about yourself, please do so.
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