As mentioned in the previous paper, there are two major factors that lead to the diagnosis and cause of type 2 diabetes. These two factors are beta cell dysfunction and insulin resistance. B...
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...dy and insulin (Gotfredsen). Another prolonged study displayed diabetes in 16 of the 36 rates compared to 8 of the 36 rats that were treated with insulin (Gotfredsen). The study shows a reduced incidence of diabetes in relation to the immune destruction from beta cells and the insulin production and the secretion rate (Gotfredsen).
In the United States, 15.5 million men and 13.4 million women have diabetes already (National). In order for us to begin to treat, prevent, and possibly cure this disease, it is essential to understand glucose regulation, the physiology of the endocrine pancreas, and the related physiology of diabetes that lead to beta cell dysfunction and insulin resistance. In the mean time, it is crucial that we continue to implement prevention methods, lifestyle changes, and insulin treatment of this infamous disease that we call type 2 diabetes.
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