Endocrinology - Protein in the pancreas protects beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stress
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   Protein in the pancreas protects beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stressProtein in the pancreas protects beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stress
 
Every time we eat, the glucose level in our body goes up. This spurs our pancreatic machinery into action and through intricate physiological mechanisms, appropriate amounts of insulin are produced, our blood glucose levels are controlled, and we remain healthy.
 
   Study: Blocking nerve signals to the pancreas could stop patients from developing type 1 diabetesStudy: Blocking nerve signals to the pancreas could stop patients from developing type 1 diabetes
 
Your pancreas is a little sweet potato-shaped organ that sits snug behind your stomach. The pancreas is studded with islets, the cell clusters that house insulin-producing beta cells.
 
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 Artificial pancreas manages blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetes children
 
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 A ferry protein in the pancreas safeguards beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stress
 
A ferry protein in the pancreas safeguards beta-cells from high-fat diet induced stressEvery time we eat, the glucose level in our body goes up. This spurs our pancreatic machinery into action and through intricate physiological mechanisms, appropriate amounts of insulin are produced, our blood glucose levels are controlled, and we remain healthy.