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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.
Small bioengineered implant promises long-lasting relief from Type 1 diabetes

Small bioengineered implant promises long-lasting relief from Type 1 diabetes

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Physical exercise can reduce liver fat, improve blood sugar control in obese individuals

Study finds lower risk of Type 1 diabetes in children vaccinated against 'stomach flu' virus

Study finds lower risk of Type 1 diabetes in children vaccinated against 'stomach flu' virus

Study emphasizes the need for personalized dietary plans, as not even twins show the same responses

Study emphasizes the need for personalized dietary plans, as not even twins show the same responses

Children with T1D have slower growth in brain areas linked with mild cognitive deficits

Children with T1D have slower growth in brain areas linked with mild cognitive deficits

Drug that targets the immune system can delay type 1 diabetes in high risk children, adults

Drug that targets the immune system can delay type 1 diabetes in high risk children, adults

Discovery may lead to the development of early warning system for seizures

Discovery may lead to the development of early warning system for seizures

Mini-biographies help clinicians connect with patients

Mini-biographies help clinicians connect with patients

Study backs use of physician assistants, nurse practitioners for treating VA patients with diabetes

Study backs use of physician assistants, nurse practitioners for treating VA patients with diabetes

CGM evaluations in long-term islet transplant recipients show near-normal glycemic profiles

CGM evaluations in long-term islet transplant recipients show near-normal glycemic profiles

Diabetes drug reduces cardiovascular events and kidney problems, study finds

Diabetes drug reduces cardiovascular events and kidney problems, study finds

Researchers discover that pine nut shells are non-toxic and increase physical endurance

Researchers discover that pine nut shells are non-toxic and increase physical endurance

Irregular sleep patterns associated with metabolic abnormalities

Irregular sleep patterns associated with metabolic abnormalities

Gene variant evolved to cope with modern high-carb diets

Gene variant evolved to cope with modern high-carb diets

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Analysis: Why Alexa’s bedside manner is bad for health care

Mediterranean diet may improve memory in type 2 diabetics

Mediterranean diet may improve memory in type 2 diabetics

Seven key heart health measures may help predict future risk of CVD

Seven key heart health measures may help predict future risk of CVD

Eating blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Eating blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Newly discovered mechanism of enzyme links circadian clock and fat metabolism

Researchers develop a standardized method for predicting transplant rejection

Researchers develop a standardized method for predicting transplant rejection