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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 finds significant decrease in cardiovascular diseases among individuals with diabetes

Study finds significant decrease in cardiovascular diseases among individuals with diabetes

Study provides better understanding of adaptive physiological responses to starvation

Study provides better understanding of adaptive physiological responses to starvation

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

High-fat diet and obesity drive liver immune cells to promote metabolic syndrome

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Researchers discover how protein aggregation triggers aging

Study establishes potential of BAT receptors as druggable targets for treatment of obesity, diabetes

Study establishes potential of BAT receptors as druggable targets for treatment of obesity, diabetes

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Reduced kidney function is major contributor of cardiovascular deaths

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

Study describes synthesis and biological evaluation of novel, effective ARIs

Avocados have beneficial effects on components of metabolic syndrome

Avocados have beneficial effects on components of metabolic syndrome

HIIT increases glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in diabetics, research reveals

HIIT increases glucose metabolism and insulin sensitivity in diabetics, research reveals

Short-term fasting during chemotherapy may counteract side effects of common cancer drugs

Short-term fasting during chemotherapy may counteract side effects of common cancer drugs

Researchers discover possible new route to regenerating function lost in diabetes

Researchers discover possible new route to regenerating function lost in diabetes

Night shift workers with diabetes have poor control over blood glucose levels

Night shift workers with diabetes have poor control over blood glucose levels

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Artificial pancreas appears to be safe, effective for use in children with type 1 diabetes

Mother's alcohol misuse before conception may have lifelong negative effects on  offspring

Mother's alcohol misuse before conception may have lifelong negative effects on offspring

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Research helps elucidate mechanisms behind low-level laser therapy in treating neuropathic pain

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

Antidepressants and anti-seizure drugs can effectively treat diabetic nerve pain, research finds

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