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The outermost layer of your skin consists mostly of dead cells, the Stratum corneum. Copper can't kill what's already dead.


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Type1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease where insulin producing cells are killed by the immune system. Many cells need insulin to be able to transport sugar from the blood. Without insulin they won't be able to use the blood sugar and people start to urinate sugar because of the high blood sugar levels. So the insulin levels will be low and the blood sugar ...


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The following is based on a conversation I had with a senior biochemist in my university who conducts grant-funded research on the relationship between diabetes and heart disease. It can be criticized for the paucity of external sources from which its veracity can be checked. However, although the question is based on a misconception I thought it should be ...


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