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Published by Squire Fulwood in the blog Squire Fulwood's blog. Views: 215

When I was a young engineer I was trained in logic. I am not a Vulcan but in electronics there are no emotions, just voltages and currents.

There were circuits that didn’t do anything unless you gave the right inputs. Living room lights, switch turned off, living room dark. That’s logic.

I see all the videos and advice about type 2 diabetes and I can’t help but think in the same way since it is my training. I look at all the inputs.

Lack of insulin due to pancreas clogged up with fat.

Insulin resistance due to bingeing on carbohydrates for years. ( I have the same result with alcohol. It just doesn’t have the same effect anymore).

I can add one here.

If the fat in the pancreas blocks off the beta cells then why doesn’t it block off the alpha cells?

I can see what happens if the various conditions apply but from a purely logical point of view.

1. Insulin resistance but good alpha and beta cells. This might result in high blood sugar.

2. Lack of insulin due to beta cells clogged up with fat. Type 2 diabetes.

3. Lack of Glucogon due to alpha cells clogged up with fat. Reactive hypoglycaemia.
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