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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.
Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Drugs used to treat HIV and hepatitis B could be repurposed to prevent type 2 diabetes

Exercise hormone could have a therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

Exercise hormone could have a therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis linked to lower IQ scores, worse memory in children with type 1 diabetes

Making sense of blood glucose data to better optimize self-management of diabetes

Making sense of blood glucose data to better optimize self-management of diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is associated with increased risk of falls

Type 1 diabetes is associated with increased risk of falls

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Researchers identify biomarkers that predict patient’s response to metformin treatment

Glucagon resistance: A new biological concept in the fight against diabetes

Glucagon resistance: A new biological concept in the fight against diabetes

Conditions linked to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19

Conditions linked to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19

Better heart health linked to lower risk of developing hypertension in middle-aged adults

Better heart health linked to lower risk of developing hypertension in middle-aged adults

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

New insights into how the brain can induce diabetes remission in rodents

Tiny hydrogel capsule delivers anti-rejection drug to area surrounding a grafted heart

Tiny hydrogel capsule delivers anti-rejection drug to area surrounding a grafted heart

Negligible ACE2 expression in human beta-cells

Negligible ACE2 expression in human beta-cells

Weight loss can prevent or even reverse diabetes, shows study

Weight loss can prevent or even reverse diabetes, shows study

Artificial pancreas manages blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetes children

Artificial pancreas manages blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetes children

Study highlights variable nutritional quality of plant foods

Study highlights variable nutritional quality of plant foods

New approach to combination drug design could be applied to disease therapies beyond diabetes

New approach to combination drug design could be applied to disease therapies beyond diabetes

Metabolic syndrome increases the odds of mortality for COVID-19 patients

Metabolic syndrome increases the odds of mortality for COVID-19 patients

Dusp8 protein has regulatory effects on hypothalamic insulin sensitivity

Dusp8 protein has regulatory effects on hypothalamic insulin sensitivity

Study could reveal brain cells and circuits that influence human health and metabolism in response to dietary changes

Study could reveal brain cells and circuits that influence human health and metabolism in response to dietary changes

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes