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RE: [IPk] Re: Variable insulin resistance etc



Another explanation about ketones:

http://www.therasense.com/educator/questions/monitoring_1.htm


Jackie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On
> Behalf Of Adrian Miller
> Sent: 17 January 2005 09:09
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IPk] Re: Variable insulin resistance etc
>
> I am not sure about this! I understood that muscle tissue can use
> Ketones /
> Fatty acids for energy but the Brain and red blood cells must
> have glucose?
>
> Adrian
>
> >Also, the body has (apparently) no NEED for carbs.  It generally makes
> >energy from carbs because that what we supply.  If you remove most of the
> >carbs, it will get its energy from protein.  Apparently the
> brain actually
> >prefers ketones to glucose.
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