BT_PO 1.83 Describe the physiological consequences of starvation

Whilst fasting for a minor surgical procedure last week, I had plenty of time to ponder this topic…

BT_PO 1.83 Describe the physiological consequences of starvation
Prolonged starvation reduces immune function TRUE/FALSE

Brain and nerves, renal medulla, red blood cells are obligate glucose consumers TRUE/FALSE 

Adaptive reponses to starvation aim for conservation of energy and protein TRUE/FALSE

Muscle glycogen is freely available as a source of blood glucose TRUE/FALSE

During starvation, the gastrointestinal tract has an enhanced ability to digest food TRUE/FALSE

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