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Arrow Non insulin dependant glucose uptake

Tissues that have GLUT 1 transporters and does not require insulin for glucose uptake

BRICK

Beta Cells of the pancreas
Red blood cells
Intestinal mucosa
Central nervous system
Kidney tubules
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This is I think better than FA's Brick which stands for Brain, RBC, Intestine, Cornea, Kidney
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Post Tissues donīt need insulin for glucose uptake

My mnemonic for tissues that donīt need insulin for glucose uptake
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LICK BASKIN ROBBINS"

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Intestine
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Kidney

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hmmm ... so am confused now!
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