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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 unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor

Study unravels how insulin interacts with its receptor

Certain professions and late dinners bad for women’s heart health

Certain professions and late dinners bad for women’s heart health

Stress affects circadian rhythm, increases metabolic disease risk

Stress affects circadian rhythm, increases metabolic disease risk

Medical steroid use could push up diabetes risk

Medical steroid use could push up diabetes risk

Automated meal detection system brings 'artificial pancreas' one step closer to reality

Automated meal detection system brings 'artificial pancreas' one step closer to reality

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Older adults can benefit from weight loss surgery, study says

Study finds novel potential approach to treat type 2 diabetes

Study finds novel potential approach to treat type 2 diabetes

Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular disease

Researchers make new discovery about how exercise protects against cardiovascular disease

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes

Researchers aim to make technologies more accessible for users with diabetes

Researchers reveal mechanisms that lead to onset of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers reveal mechanisms that lead to onset of Type 1 diabetes

Adding weight loss counseling to group visits provides extra health benefits to diabetics

Adding weight loss counseling to group visits provides extra health benefits to diabetics

Light sensitive insulin secreting switches to help diabetics in blood sugar control

Light sensitive insulin secreting switches to help diabetics in blood sugar control

Researchers decipher gene function that protects against type 2 diabetes

Researchers decipher gene function that protects against type 2 diabetes

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

Common things you need to know about pancreatitis

Common things you need to know about pancreatitis

Researchers discover key mechanism in insulin release by cholesterol metabolite

Researchers discover key mechanism in insulin release by cholesterol metabolite

Artificial pancreas may improve glucose control in type 1 diabetics

Artificial pancreas may improve glucose control in type 1 diabetics

Eating potatoes provides as much fuel as carbohydrate gels for athletes

Eating potatoes provides as much fuel as carbohydrate gels for athletes

Parental depression may increase kids' risk for later physical health problems

Parental depression may increase kids' risk for later physical health problems

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting

Penn State physician offers insight into the methods of intermittent fasting