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insulin producing cells of the pancreas
In type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease may destroy the ________.
the extent to which a given food raises blood glucose and insulin
Which of the following BEST describes the glycemic index?
Carbohydrate digestion ceases in the stomach because the pH of the stomach inactivates salivary amylase.
Consumption of all forms of fruit including fresh, frozen, canned, dried and fruit juices are encouraged in the pyramid system.
A technique employed by some endurance athletes to increase their storage of muscle glycogen is
Approximately 18 million Americans have diabetes. Which of the following is the most prevalent form of diabetes?
Which organ is responsible for glucose storage and release for maintaining a normal glucose level?
Because individuals do not produce any insulin, treatment always involves insulin therapy.
Which of the following is TRUE regarding type 1 diabetes?
Which artificial sweetener was almost banned because of a proposed relationship with bladder cancer in experimental animals?
People with PKU cannot metabolize the amino acid phenylalanine
Individuals with the disease phenylketonuria (PKU) should not consume the artificial sweetener aspartame. Why?
How many grams of carbohydrate (per day) are recommended to prevent ketosis in healthy individuals (RDA)?
In the absence of carbohydrate, ________ are produced from the incomplete breakdown of body fat.
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