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What if untreated diabetics only ate fructose and galactose?

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#1 Lo.Lee.Ta.



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Posted 13 April 2015 - 05:13 AM

My understanding is that monosaccharides circulating in the bloodstream enter cells to undergo cellular respiration. 
Glucose requires insulin to enter cells, but fructose and galactose do not. 

Is the above statement correct? 

I was wondering, then, if untreated diabetics only ate fructose and galactose-would their blood sugar always be normal? They wouldn't need insulin, then, it seems...

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