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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.
Higher BMI in people with prediabetes related to evening preference and lack of sufficient sleep

Higher BMI in people with prediabetes related to evening preference and lack of sufficient sleep

Five tips for successful long-term breastfeeding

Five tips for successful long-term breastfeeding

Scientists study effects of eating breakfast versus fasting overnight before exercise

Scientists study effects of eating breakfast versus fasting overnight before exercise

Researchers focus on uncoupling obesity from diabetes

Researchers focus on uncoupling obesity from diabetes

Diabetes epidemic in Guatemala driven by aging, not obesity

Diabetes epidemic in Guatemala driven by aging, not obesity

When it comes to shedding pounds, it pays to think big

When it comes to shedding pounds, it pays to think big

Medical nutrition therapy provided by RDNs benefits patients with chronic kidney disease

Medical nutrition therapy provided by RDNs benefits patients with chronic kidney disease

New biomarker may provide clues to create diagnostic tool for hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure

New biomarker may provide clues to create diagnostic tool for hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure

Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature death

Women who develop type 1 diabetes at early age have increased risk of premature death

Young adults who binge drink more likely to have cardiovascular risk factors

Young adults who binge drink more likely to have cardiovascular risk factors

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

New research shows that ketogenic diets may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

Exercise could limit risk of atrial fibrillation in obese people

Exercise could limit risk of atrial fibrillation in obese people

LSU Health research may lead to a change in worldwide obesity prevention strategy

LSU Health research may lead to a change in worldwide obesity prevention strategy

Medicaid expansion making diabetes meds more accessible to poor, study shows

Medicaid expansion making diabetes meds more accessible to poor, study shows

Study sheds new light on link between calorie-burning fat and muscle function

Study sheds new light on link between calorie-burning fat and muscle function

Insulin resistance largely undetected in non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's disease

Insulin resistance largely undetected in non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's disease

Study: Brief period of inactivity can trigger diabetic symptoms in vulnerable patients

Study: Brief period of inactivity can trigger diabetic symptoms in vulnerable patients

Researchers investigate reason for increase in bariatric surgery wait times

Researchers investigate reason for increase in bariatric surgery wait times

Common foods found to cause large glucose spikes in healthy people

Common foods found to cause large glucose spikes in healthy people

Single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes

Single course of antibiotics early in childhood may increase risk for Type 1 diabetes