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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.
UVA researchers identify 14 genes that cause obesity

UVA researchers identify 14 genes that cause obesity

JDRF announces new grant to explore methods to alleviate diabetes distress

JDRF announces new grant to explore methods to alleviate diabetes distress

Key protein in the blood could help identify patients at risk of severe peripheral artery disease

Key protein in the blood could help identify patients at risk of severe peripheral artery disease

Scientists link insulin resistance to increased risk of developing major depressive disorder

Scientists link insulin resistance to increased risk of developing major depressive disorder

Artificial sweeteners in drinks may increase food cravings and appetite, study reveals

Artificial sweeteners in drinks may increase food cravings and appetite, study reveals

Widely used osteoporosis drug protects against type 2 diabetes, says research

Widely used osteoporosis drug protects against type 2 diabetes, says research

Insulin resistance is associated with stroke, T2D study finds

Insulin resistance is associated with stroke, T2D study finds

Insulin resistance linked to an increased risk of major depressive disorder

Insulin resistance linked to an increased risk of major depressive disorder

The checkup is in the mail? Soliciting letter carriers to help deliver health care

The checkup is in the mail? Soliciting letter carriers to help deliver health care

Diabetes drug may help to prolong pregnancy in women with preterm pre-eclampsia

Diabetes drug may help to prolong pregnancy in women with preterm pre-eclampsia

Discovery of genes opens the door to new treatments for obesity

Discovery of genes opens the door to new treatments for obesity

Neurokinin-1 receptor: a potential drug target for the treatment of COVID-19

Neurokinin-1 receptor: a potential drug target for the treatment of COVID-19

Drugs and surgery show promise for reducing long-term effects of obesity-related hypertension

Drugs and surgery show promise for reducing long-term effects of obesity-related hypertension

Study discovers biological mechanism linking long-term arsenic exposure to cancer, diabetes

Study discovers biological mechanism linking long-term arsenic exposure to cancer, diabetes

Experimental device offers glycemic control to hyperinsulinism patients after pancreatectomy

Experimental device offers glycemic control to hyperinsulinism patients after pancreatectomy

Expanding Medicaid eligibility may improve blood pressure, glucose control

Expanding Medicaid eligibility may improve blood pressure, glucose control

Standing is associated with better insulin sensitivity and metabolic health

Standing is associated with better insulin sensitivity and metabolic health

Researchers identify mechanism behind structural birth defects in fetuses of mothers with diabetes

Researchers identify mechanism behind structural birth defects in fetuses of mothers with diabetes

UC San Diego researchers receive $6 million NIH grant to study insulin-producing cells

UC San Diego researchers receive $6 million NIH grant to study insulin-producing cells

Study finds sharp fall in amputations among people with type 1 diabetes

Study finds sharp fall in amputations among people with type 1 diabetes