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Information on the function of insulin in the body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello, will novolin insulin make glucose levels rise after your body gets used to lantus
Doctor :   no]
User :   what about the pills metformin
Doctor :   insulin usually decreses the bolld sugar levels by pumping the glucose into cells
Doctor :   metformin increase the sensitivity of the cells to insulin
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :   it means
Doctor :   it increase the insulin receptors on the cells , so more insulin binds to the cells and drives the glucose into cells

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