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- noun The formation of ketone bodies, as occurs in diabetes mellitus.
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- noun physiology, biochemistry The
metabolicbreakdown of fatty acidsto produce ketone bodies.
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Control of lipolysis is more easily maintained with ketogenesis and insulin.
Medium chain fatty acids/triglyserides might help because they are water soluble and increase directly liver ketogenesis and fatty acid oxidation.
Calories would also be absorbed, but would get burned off more easily during ketogenesis.
The Friedman-Stricker article discusses a particular event in the liver that could trigger the hunger signal: a shift away from "oxidative metabolism" (the Krebs cycle for making energy out of anything) to direct production of glucose and ketone bodies (gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis - remember these from "diabetes is like starvation" above?).
Glucagon (pancreas) - promotes hyperglycemia by stimulating hepatic glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis - promotes lypolysis and ketogenesis 6.
Slide 25: DIABETES CARE, VOLUME 28, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 2005 2305 In diabetics -- Hypoglycemia Glucagon secretion failure in response to hypoglycemia Defective epinephrine secretion type 1 diabetes due to autonomic neuropathy leading to Hypoglysemia Hyperglycemia Severe insulin deficiency, can lead to excessive glycogenolysis & increased gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis, leading to hyperglycemia and Trends in blood glucose ketoacidosis during fasting
(ketogenesis) for use in the periphery of the body, since those parts need insulin to make use of the glucose and there isn't any to be had.