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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.
Insulin nanoparticles may become an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients

Insulin nanoparticles may become an alternative to insulin injections for diabetic patients

Exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy helps avoid gestational diabetes

Exercise during the first trimester of pregnancy helps avoid gestational diabetes

Study uncovers strong links between a person's diet, gut microbes and health

Study uncovers strong links between a person's diet, gut microbes and health

New type of flour improved the glycemic response of people eating white bread

New type of flour improved the glycemic response of people eating white bread

IU research findings could prevent common complication of blood stem cell transplantation in leukemia

IU research findings could prevent common complication of blood stem cell transplantation in leukemia

FDA approves first generic glucagon for injection to treat severe hypoglycemia

FDA approves first generic glucagon for injection to treat severe hypoglycemia

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

New drug combination improves blood glucose control and weight loss in mice

New drug combination improves blood glucose control and weight loss in mice

UVA researcher evaluates a new approach to managing type 2 diabetes

UVA researcher evaluates a new approach to managing type 2 diabetes

Hearing loss, high blood sugar linked to poor cognitive performance among older Latinos

Hearing loss, high blood sugar linked to poor cognitive performance among older Latinos

Researchers identify neurons that regulate nausea-like responses in mice

Researchers identify neurons that regulate nausea-like responses in mice

Study: COVID-19 patients have greater risk of health problems, mortality than those with flu

Study: COVID-19 patients have greater risk of health problems, mortality than those with flu

Study: Structural racism has material impact on health of ethnic minorities, immigrants

Study: Structural racism has material impact on health of ethnic minorities, immigrants

Smartphone-based adherence program can optimize uptake of COVID-19 vaccine

Smartphone-based adherence program can optimize uptake of COVID-19 vaccine

Teenagers with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes can benefit from bariatric surgery

Teenagers with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes can benefit from bariatric surgery

Organic hydrogels can be a promising candidate for building long-term functioning glucose biosensors

Organic hydrogels can be a promising candidate for building long-term functioning glucose biosensors

Wearable technology could transform how patients manage type 1 diabetes

Wearable technology could transform how patients manage type 1 diabetes

Change in mental status or falls may be misinterpreted as infection in nursing homes

Change in mental status or falls may be misinterpreted as infection in nursing homes

More years of obesity means higher risk of disease, study finds

More years of obesity means higher risk of disease, study finds

Nearly 70% of diabetic patients in Indonesia experience disease management difficulties, study finds

Nearly 70% of diabetic patients in Indonesia experience disease management difficulties, study finds