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Nurs Times. 2004 Apr 20-26;100(16):56-8.

Understanding the processes behind the regulation of blood glucose.

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School of Health and Policy Studies, University of Central England, Birmingham.

Abstract

Glucose is one of the body's principal fuels. It is an energy-rich monosaccharide sugar that is broken down in our cells to produce adenosine triphosphate. ATP is a small packet of chemical energy that powers the millions of biochemical reactions that take place in the body every second.

PMID:
15132068
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