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Blood sugar concentration, or glucose level, refers to the amount of glucose present in the blood of a human or animal. Normally, in mammals the blood glucose level is maintained at a reference range between about 3.6 and 5.8 mM (mmol/l). It is tightly regulated as a part of metabolic homeostasis.
Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

Study: Gastric band surgery has major benefits for moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

‘Fasting-mimicking’ diet reduces risk factors for major diseases

Consuming carbs during intense exercise aids immune system recovery

Consuming carbs during intense exercise aids immune system recovery

High rates of scanning with Abbott′s FreeStyle Libre system linked to improved glucose control in diabetes patients

High rates of scanning with Abbott′s FreeStyle Libre system linked to improved glucose control in diabetes patients

Changes in size of mitochondria in subset of brain cells could be key to maintaining blood sugar

Changes in size of mitochondria in subset of brain cells could be key to maintaining blood sugar

Scientists identify genetic signature of risk for type 2 diabetes

Scientists identify genetic signature of risk for type 2 diabetes

New laser-based camera could provide better view of carotid artery

New laser-based camera could provide better view of carotid artery

‘Heart disease’ related to hardening of arteries could affect feet, kidneys and the brain

‘Heart disease’ related to hardening of arteries could affect feet, kidneys and the brain

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

American Heart Month: Time to know foods that protect cardiac health

American Heart Month: Time to know foods that protect cardiac health

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

Continuous glucose monitoring in people with type 1 diabetes reduces blood sugar levels, study shows

Continuous glucose monitoring in people with type 1 diabetes reduces blood sugar levels, study shows

New programme to reward patients with discounts for adopting healthy lifestyle

New programme to reward patients with discounts for adopting healthy lifestyle

Islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can help reverse disease in diabetic mice

Islets from rat-grown mouse pancreases can help reverse disease in diabetic mice

Nutritious food could improve medication adherence and health in HIV-positive and diabetes patients

Nutritious food could improve medication adherence and health in HIV-positive and diabetes patients

Type 1 diabetes patients show distinct signs of gut inflammation, study reveals

Type 1 diabetes patients show distinct signs of gut inflammation, study reveals

New guidelines provide recommendations for prevention and management of surgical site infections

New guidelines provide recommendations for prevention and management of surgical site infections

Scientists developing painless ‘smart’ patch that releases insulin in response to rising glucose levels

Scientists developing painless ‘smart’ patch that releases insulin in response to rising glucose levels

Every meal triggers short-term inflammatory responses in healthy individuals

Every meal triggers short-term inflammatory responses in healthy individuals

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality