The Basics of Insulin

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Insulin is necessary to utilize the energy we obtain from carbohydrates. Diabetes is characterized by a relative or absolute lack of insulin production. Dr. Sarah Kim explores the use of synthetic insulin in diabetic patients and explains that taking insulin in a way that mimics natural insulin production is best for keeping glucoses in a healthy range. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34598]

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