Pathophysiology

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1.What are the causes of type 2 diabetes?
2.What is the relationship between insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia?
3.What are endocrine disrupters and what are their functions in our body? Provide some examples.
4.How does concentration of glucose effect insulin secretion?
5.Explain how data from article support or refute the hypothesis that endocrine disrupters can change insulin secretion.

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