Abbreviations

ADP Adenosine diphosphate

AMP Adenosine monophosphate

ATP Adenosine triphosphate

GDM Gestational diabetes

GLUT1

Glucose transporter 1

GLUT2

Glucose transporter 2

GLUT3

Glucose transporter 3

GLUT4

Glucose transporter 4

GLUT5

Glucose transporter 5

MODY

Maturity-onset diabetes of the young

See also: Diabetes Mellitus: Etiology and Epidemiology; Classification and Chemical Pathology; Dietary Management. Energy: Metabolism. Fructose. Galactose. Glucose: Chemistry and Dietary Sources; Metabolism and Maintenance of Blood Glucose Level; Glucose Tolerance. Glycemic Index.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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