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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.
Serum metabolites linked to NAFLD may be heritable, research shows

Serum metabolites linked to NAFLD may be heritable, research shows

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Lack of sleep among pregnant women linked to increased risk of gestational diabetes

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Researchers discover circadian clock at work in our muscles

Tattoo ink that changes color could be used to monitor health

Tattoo ink that changes color could be used to monitor health

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

Review finds no increased cancer risk for people taking oral diabetes medication

Review finds no increased cancer risk for people taking oral diabetes medication

Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Indiana University awarded $4 million NSF grant to advance nanoscale medical devices

Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells

Research sheds light on how to improve production of key diabetes cells

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Research: The body's fat-metabolism causes detoxification of harmful substances from blood sugar

Research: The body's fat-metabolism causes detoxification of harmful substances from blood sugar

A skin patch to get rid of those love handles

A skin patch to get rid of those love handles

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treating relapsed follicular lymphoma

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treating relapsed follicular lymphoma

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Report suggests possible remission of type 2 diabetes through weight loss

Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

Novel technology holds promise for improving accuracy of type 1 diabetes tests

Substances in coffee could help quash risk of developing diabetes

Substances in coffee could help quash risk of developing diabetes

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

10 percent of 50-year-old men have a heart of a 60-year-old

10 percent of 50-year-old men have a heart of a 60-year-old

New technology-based approach could help identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes

New technology-based approach could help identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes