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The purpose of this study is to help scientists understand how the gut senses ingested nutrients and what kind of processes take place for their absorption in order to establish the association with diabetes and other metabolic diseases Scientists need human specimens to study.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Collection of digestive tissues
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Florida
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-09T08:53:21-0400
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Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
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