Contributors

Yupeng Chen

Department of Orthopaedics, School of Engineering, Brown University, 184 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Batur Ercan

Department of Orthopaedics, School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Huinan Liu

Department of Bioengineering, University of California Riverside, 900 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92521, USA

Justin T. Seil

Laboratory for Nanomedicine Research, Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Sirinrath Sirivisoot

Wake Forest Institude for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University, Health Sciences, 391 Technology Way, Winston-Salem, NC 27157, USA

Nhiem Tran

Department of Orthopaedics, School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Phong A. Tran

Orthopedics Research, Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Thomas J. Webster

School of Engineering, Brown University, 182 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Lei Yang

Department of Orthopaedics, School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, RI 02917, USA

Hongchuan Yu

Department of Chemistry, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA

Chapter 1

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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