Functional Improvement in -Islet Cells and Hepatocytes with Decreasing Deuterium from Low Carbohydrate Intake in a Type-II Diabetic

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Edwin C Jones Cortney L Jardet

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A 59-year-old patient with a 18-year history of type-II diabetes is presented who showed dramatic improvements to glucose tolerance tests and increased fasting hepatic glucose production with systemic deuterium depletion. Deuterium, which is well known to decrease the efficiency of the ATP syntheses nanomotors, is likely the mechanism leading to the systemic changes to both insulin and hepatic glucose production in the pancreas and liver, respectively. Systemic deuterium depletion occurs with consumption of low carbohydrate (keto) diets and deuterium depleted water.

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JONES, Edwin C; JARDET, Cortney L. Functional Improvement in -Islet Cells and Hepatocytes with Decreasing Deuterium from Low Carbohydrate Intake in a Type-II Diabetic. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 6, june 2021. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2475>. Date accessed: 15 aug. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v9i6.2475.
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