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National Diabetes Reference Materials - An initiative under the War on Diabetes
Fruit juices and sugar-sweetened beverages
intake of sugar and refined carbohydrates causes stress, fatigue and eventual
damage to your constantly overworked pancreas.
Insulin is a hormone that helps to control the blood sugar level in your body.
Where is the fat located?
There may be excess fat in your body even if you look thin
Normal insulin level
Normal blood sugar level
Pancreas produces less insulin
High blood sugar level
Insulin moves sugar (glucose) into the cells, which is then used to generate energy and maintain normal body functions.
Body cells cannot sense insulin properly so the pancreas has to produce more insulin to do the same work.