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Diabetes Mellitus

What are the similarities and differences between starvation and diabetes mellitus?

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The effects of uncontrolled diabetes mellitus are very similar to those of starvation. DM - either form of it - means that your body is not able to utilize the sugar (carbohydrates) that it takes in. So even with all that sugar coursing through a DM's bloodstream, they're still starving. Both the DM and the starving person will spill ketones, which is a byproduct of the body breaking down tissue for use as energy. Except that a diabetic ...

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