Vit B1 is a coenzyme (functional part of the enzyme) in carbohydrate metabolism. To increase the energy production, it also stimulates other pathways to be converted to carbohydrate metabolites for further need of energy from the other sources(lipids and proteins).
Interpretation:Vitamin B1 deficiency results in oxidative stress and low metabolic activity especially during brain development because of its function in biochemical pathways of energy generation. Symptoms of early stage Vitamin B1 deficiency, include fatique, poor memory, loss of apetite, sleep disturbances, abdominal discomfort and weight loss. Severe deficiency also called beriberi may develop heart and brain abnormalities depended on nerve dysfunctions.
Sample: Arm vein blood.Nonfasting
Working day: Thursday
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