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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.
Medicare's competitive bidding program reduces access to diabetes testing supplies, survey finds

Medicare's competitive bidding program reduces access to diabetes testing supplies, survey finds

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

TUM scientists show how diabetes damages small blood vessels around the heart

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

Tsimane indigenous South Americans have lowest prevalence of coronary atherosclerosis of any population yet studied

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

Fat cells take over production of uridine from liver during fasting

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment, study shows

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

Hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, mice study reveals

Hormone secreted by bone cells can suppress appetite, mice study reveals

Physicians recommend whole food, plant-based eating patterns for optimal heart health

Physicians recommend whole food, plant-based eating patterns for optimal heart health

Workers without paid sick leave less likely to receive preventive health care screenings, study finds

Workers without paid sick leave less likely to receive preventive health care screenings, study finds

New PET radiotracer can quickly, non-invasively detect life-threatening atherosclerotic plaques

New PET radiotracer can quickly, non-invasively detect life-threatening atherosclerotic plaques

Brown fat in humans three times greater than previously known, TUM study shows

Brown fat in humans three times greater than previously known, TUM study shows

Collaborative ‘tune up’ clinic for complex type 2 diabetes patients reduces health care costs

Collaborative ‘tune up’ clinic for complex type 2 diabetes patients reduces health care costs

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Study finds ketogenic diet as 'feasible' option for people with super-refractory status epilepticus

Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetes

Feast and famine diet may restore insulin production in diabetes

Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits

Physician-delivered step count prescription combined with use of pedometer can provide health benefits

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists establish ‘tipping point’ molecular link between blood sugar and Alzheimer's disease

Study reveals growing problem of diabetic retinopathy among youth

Study reveals growing problem of diabetic retinopathy among youth