After a meal, a portion of the food a person eats is broken down into sugar (glucose). The sugar then passes into the bloodstream and into the body's cells via a hormone called insulin. Insulin is produced by the pancreas.
Normally, the pancreas produces the right amount of...
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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