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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.
Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition

Study provides new insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can affect cognition

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Liver illness strikes Latino children like a ‘silent tsunami’

Researchers identify key clues to brain and pancreas development

Researchers identify key clues to brain and pancreas development

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Keto diet - for the military, aging and epilepsy

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children

Workplace wellness programs barely move the needle, study finds

Workplace wellness programs barely move the needle, study finds

New EZ-2 evaporator for clinical biochemistry sample preparation

New EZ-2 evaporator for clinical biochemistry sample preparation

Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers

Statins provide no benefit for 50 percent of patients, say researchers

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Eggs for breakfast benefit people with Type 2 diabetes

Eggs for breakfast benefit people with Type 2 diabetes

Study shows how shift work can have long-term effect on heart disease and diabetes risk

Study shows how shift work can have long-term effect on heart disease and diabetes risk

Gout treatment could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome

Gout treatment could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome

NHS trains doctors using virtual reality to improve care for patients with diabetes

NHS trains doctors using virtual reality to improve care for patients with diabetes

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Just one dose of glucose while on keto diet can damage blood vessels

Encapsulating human beta cells with immune-repelling protein restores glucose metabolism in diabetic mice

Encapsulating human beta cells with immune-repelling protein restores glucose metabolism in diabetic mice

A1c blood test found to be unreliable in diabetes diagnoses

A1c blood test found to be unreliable in diabetes diagnoses

People with untreated diabetes develop signs of Alzheimer's disease at a faster rate

People with untreated diabetes develop signs of Alzheimer's disease at a faster rate

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

Altering gut microbiome may be potential treatment option for PCOS

New guideline focuses on strategies to improve health of older adults with diabetes

New guideline focuses on strategies to improve health of older adults with diabetes