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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.
Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?

Antibiotic resistance: a healthcare emergency?

Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health

Chronic lack of sleep reduces cognitive abilities, negatively impacts physical health

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

Excess male hormones in PCOS women contribute to metabolic complications, study shows

Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests

Popular prostate drug has negative impact on men's overall health, study suggests

Researchers highlight need for paradigm shift in management of type 2 diabetes

Researchers highlight need for paradigm shift in management of type 2 diabetes

Study highlights need for more research in primary care and family medicine

Study highlights need for more research in primary care and family medicine

Broccoli may help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar, study finds

Broccoli may help type 2 diabetes patients manage their blood sugar, study finds

Taking diabetes medications, regular exercise may lower risk for poorly controlled blood sugar

Taking diabetes medications, regular exercise may lower risk for poorly controlled blood sugar

Resistance exercise for less than one hour per week linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome

Resistance exercise for less than one hour per week linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome

Fasting blood sugar and insulin can help determine right diet for people with prediabetes, diabetes

Fasting blood sugar and insulin can help determine right diet for people with prediabetes, diabetes

Finger-stick blood test may not help diabetes patients who do not use insulin, study shows

Finger-stick blood test may not help diabetes patients who do not use insulin, study shows

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with T2DM did not improve glycemic control after one year

Self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with T2DM did not improve glycemic control after one year

Joslin Diabetes Center researchers establish CCTD to develop and translate cell-based interventions

Joslin Diabetes Center researchers establish CCTD to develop and translate cell-based interventions

‘Wholesome’ breads may not necessarily be healthiest choice for everyone, study reveals

‘Wholesome’ breads may not necessarily be healthiest choice for everyone, study reveals

Text messaging shows great potential to improve management of diabetes

Text messaging shows great potential to improve management of diabetes

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

Researchers find link between maternal grain consumption during pregnancy and kids' obesity by age 7

Researchers find link between maternal grain consumption during pregnancy and kids' obesity by age 7

Spousal engagement in shared glycemic control activities may help patients with type 2 diabetes

Spousal engagement in shared glycemic control activities may help patients with type 2 diabetes

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Newly discovered mechanism in type 2 diabetes opens doors to clinical treatments

Newly discovered mechanism in type 2 diabetes opens doors to clinical treatments