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gandalfwiz

  • 4 years ago

Can a morbidly obese person die of starvation?

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  1. Hcgturtle
    • 4 years ago
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    cannot tell if you are serious or not, but let me pretend you are. Yes, adipose tissue(fat cells) will not sustain a morbidly obese person forever. Plus one factor you did not include was if they had access to water. :p

  2. tigerlily25
    • 4 years ago
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    Yes

  3. felha851
    • 4 years ago
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    yes, you need glucose for the brain and the body only stores enough for a few days. The mechanisms for compensating for having no glucose intake involving the buning of fat but are not ideal and cause damage in other ways (become acidotic etc)

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