The Sugar Trash Mover Janitor Molecule...

a: Insulin ~
b: a janitor

What: "Insulin is like a janitor that takes trash (sugar) to the incinerator (cells) to be burned (for energy). In people with diabetes the cells are resistant. The sugary trash builds up and more janitorial insulin is produced in an attempt to clean up the mess."

Writer: Elizabeth Woolley
Date: May 9 2013 7:01 PM

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