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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.
New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Natural ways to support a healthy liver

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Poor sleep in children linked to development of diabetes later in life

Space under the skin may be optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes

Space under the skin may be optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

USC scientists obtain molecular 'how to' guide for growing hair

Nutrition researchers outline cardiometabolic benefits of plant-based eating patterns

Nutrition researchers outline cardiometabolic benefits of plant-based eating patterns

A mismatch of sweeteness and calories could be triggering weight gain, study says

A mismatch of sweeteness and calories could be triggering weight gain, study says

Researchers develop new test to measure volume and activity of insulin-making cells

Researchers develop new test to measure volume and activity of insulin-making cells

Immunotherapy shows promise in treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Immunotherapy shows promise in treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers transform skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin

Researchers transform skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin

Researchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populations

Researchers receive $1.8 million grant to improve diabetes care for disadvantaged populations

Education program improves health literacy of homeless women

Education program improves health literacy of homeless women

Moderate alcohol consumption and diabetes – benefits are found in new study

Moderate alcohol consumption and diabetes – benefits are found in new study

Adults with poor sleep patterns more likely to be overweight and obese, study finds

Adults with poor sleep patterns more likely to be overweight and obese, study finds

Majority of primary care providers could not recognize all risk factors for prediabetes, survey finds

Majority of primary care providers could not recognize all risk factors for prediabetes, survey finds

More than 100 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes, latest CDC report reveals

More than 100 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes, latest CDC report reveals

Study identifies potential treatment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Study identifies potential treatment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Diabetes-induced changes in oral microbiome promote periodontal bone loss

Modified skin biopsy could provide faster and better diagnosis of inherited, fatal nerve disease

Modified skin biopsy could provide faster and better diagnosis of inherited, fatal nerve disease

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows