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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.
Intermittent fasting does not work for everyone, study finds

Intermittent fasting does not work for everyone, study finds

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Study shows dairy products are linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure

Study shows dairy products are linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure

Repurposed drug normalizes body weight, reverses metabolic damage in obese mice

Repurposed drug normalizes body weight, reverses metabolic damage in obese mice

Experimental two-in-one diabetes shot provides better blood sugar control

Experimental two-in-one diabetes shot provides better blood sugar control

Single-cell RNA-seq addresses key question in islet cell biology and diabetes research

Single-cell RNA-seq addresses key question in islet cell biology and diabetes research

New two-in-one shot could make it easier for diabetics to control their blood sugar

New two-in-one shot could make it easier for diabetics to control their blood sugar

Study: Unique glucose-sensing neurons in the brain prevent severe hypoglycemia

Study: Unique glucose-sensing neurons in the brain prevent severe hypoglycemia

Blood sugar control is key for people with type 2 diabetes and COVID-19

Blood sugar control is key for people with type 2 diabetes and COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine combined with azithromycin and abnormal heart rhythms in COVID-19 patients

Hydroxychloroquine combined with azithromycin and abnormal heart rhythms in COVID-19 patients

Identifying high-risk groups for COVID-19 in India

Identifying high-risk groups for COVID-19 in India

The world-first personalized nutrition wearable device

The world-first personalized nutrition wearable device

Excess weight may cause mental fatigue, research suggests

Excess weight may cause mental fatigue, research suggests

New potential treatment candidate identified for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

New potential treatment candidate identified for early type 2 diabetic retinopathy

Study: Patients’ genetically edited stem cells successfully reversed diabetes in mice

Study: Patients’ genetically edited stem cells successfully reversed diabetes in mice

Sweat-powered electronic skin can be used for multiple purposes

Sweat-powered electronic skin can be used for multiple purposes

The other COVID risks: How race, income, zip code influence who lives or dies

The other COVID risks: How race, income, zip code influence who lives or dies

COVID-19 and immunodeficiency

COVID-19 and immunodeficiency

Type 2 diabetics secrete too much glucagon when α-cells become insulin resistant

Type 2 diabetics secrete too much glucagon when α-cells become insulin resistant

Salk scientists uncover surprising role of tuft cells in pancreatitis

Salk scientists uncover surprising role of tuft cells in pancreatitis