Session 16: Ketogenesis, Diabetes and Starvation

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Lecture Topics

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  • Ketone Body Facts
  • Ketone Body Formation
  • Ketone Body Utilization
  • Diabetes Scenario (Starvation)

Readings

  • Chapter 20: Lipid Metabolism
    • Ketone Bodies

Lecture Video: Ketogenesis, Diabetes and Starvation

In this video, Professor Essigmann explores ketone bodies – what they are, how they are made, and how they are used in the body. He describes in detail the role ketone bodies play in diabetes and starvation scenarios.

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