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June 28, 2016

Typically our diabetes patients have changes in vision and they totally ignore them. They blame it on age, environment, old glasses and any other excuse. We as medical professionals don’t stress the possible changes enough because we are more focused on things like neuropathy and kidney failure. This means that …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #30: Insulin Gene Expression and Biosynthesis Part 6 of 6

Regulation of proinsulin conversion: PC2 and PC1/3 are Ca2+-dependent enzyme activities with an acidic pH 5 – 5.5 optimum. Fortunately, the beta granule contains an intraorganellar environment of 1 – 10 mM free Ca2+ and acidic pH 5.5, which ideally suits the requirements for optimal PC2, PC1/3 and CP-H activities within this organelle.

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