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Recent Advances in Body Fuel Metabolism

  • Philip Felig
  • Veikko Koivisto

Abstract

The major fuels involved in body metabolism are carbohydrate, fat (including ketones), and amino acids. In this review, we focus on recent studies that deal with the regulation of fuel production and utilization. Hormonal interactions, particularly as they relate to diabetes mellitus, are discussed. In addition, the effects of exercise on fuel homeostasis and insulin metabolism are reviewed.

Keywords

Glucose Production Ketone Body Prolonged Exercise Plasma Glucagon Ketone Body Production 
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  • Philip Felig
    • 1
  • Veikko Koivisto
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Endocrinology, Department of Internal MedicineYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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