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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.
Eating disorders could be treated by modulating gut microbiota

Eating disorders could be treated by modulating gut microbiota

WVU researcher explores how sedentary behavior and pregnancy may raise a woman’s cardiovascular disease risk

WVU researcher explores how sedentary behavior and pregnancy may raise a woman’s cardiovascular disease risk

Researchers collaborate on a 15-month case study to analyze patient’s recovery from impaired adrenocorticotropic hormone

Researchers collaborate on a 15-month case study to analyze patient’s recovery from impaired adrenocorticotropic hormone

Disruption of the circadian clocks plays a key role in weight gain

Disruption of the circadian clocks plays a key role in weight gain

Locusts can differentiate between cancer cells and healthy cells, research shows

Locusts can differentiate between cancer cells and healthy cells, research shows

Microvascular disease and Alzheimer's associated with more white matter damage, more inflammation

Microvascular disease and Alzheimer's associated with more white matter damage, more inflammation

Acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool to ward off type 2 diabetes

Acupuncture therapy may be a useful tool to ward off type 2 diabetes

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Gut microbe response to digestion may help explain cardiovascular disease risk related with red meat intake

Study quantifies link between red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Study quantifies link between red meat intake, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular disease in older adults

Green tea extract consumption can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health

Green tea extract consumption can reduce blood sugar levels and improve gut health

Wireless biochemical sensor may use biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person's health

Wireless biochemical sensor may use biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person's health

Modifying lifestyle risk factors can offset a genetic risk of stroke, study shows

Modifying lifestyle risk factors can offset a genetic risk of stroke, study shows

Diabetes screening missed by many men in their 40s, research shows

Diabetes screening missed by many men in their 40s, research shows

Redlined neighborhoods in the 1930s now suffer from higher rates of poor health outcomes

Redlined neighborhoods in the 1930s now suffer from higher rates of poor health outcomes

Research finds less than 7% of the U.S. adult population with good cardiometabolic health

Research finds less than 7% of the U.S. adult population with good cardiometabolic health

The smell and sight of a meal stimulate short-lived inflammatory response in the brain

The smell and sight of a meal stimulate short-lived inflammatory response in the brain

Factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitor may be sufficiently accurate for use by dialysis patients

Factory-calibrated continuous glucose monitor may be sufficiently accurate for use by dialysis patients

Sleep turns out to be a significant factor for maintaining cardiovascular health

Sleep turns out to be a significant factor for maintaining cardiovascular health

COVID-19 can cause metabolism problems by interfering with insulin signaling, study reveals

COVID-19 can cause metabolism problems by interfering with insulin signaling, study reveals

Seniors with prediabetes should eat better, get moving, but not fret too much about diabetes

Seniors with prediabetes should eat better, get moving, but not fret too much about diabetes