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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.
'Good' cholesterol reverses atherosclerosis in the blood vessels of mice with diabetes

'Good' cholesterol reverses atherosclerosis in the blood vessels of mice with diabetes

Weight loss is the key in battling type 2 diabetes, study reveals

Weight loss is the key in battling type 2 diabetes, study reveals

Lipid produced in response to cold helps reduce blood sugar

Lipid produced in response to cold helps reduce blood sugar

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Clinical trial to evaluate efficacy and safety of new treatment for giant cell arteritis

Living in greener neighborhoods linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome

Living in greener neighborhoods linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome

Metformin for diabetics with renal damage scores over Sulphonylureas in terms of heart safety

Metformin for diabetics with renal damage scores over Sulphonylureas in terms of heart safety

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Survey: Elderly people with diabetes may favor more aggressive blood sugar control

Survey: Elderly people with diabetes may favor more aggressive blood sugar control

It’s not just insulin: Diabetes patients struggle to get crucial supplies

It’s not just insulin: Diabetes patients struggle to get crucial supplies

Novel gene therapy for glycogen storage disease shows positive results

Novel gene therapy for glycogen storage disease shows positive results

Genetics may predispose some diabetic patients to develop kidney disease

Genetics may predispose some diabetic patients to develop kidney disease

Diabetes drug can also be used to treat heart failure

Diabetes drug can also be used to treat heart failure

Researchers identify new mechanism for dysfunctional insulin release

Researchers identify new mechanism for dysfunctional insulin release

Early combination therapy provides long-term benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Early combination therapy provides long-term benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes

Could drinking a small amount of alcohol everyday be good for type 2 diabetes?

Could drinking a small amount of alcohol everyday be good for type 2 diabetes?

A vegan diet could boost gut microbes that aid weight loss

A vegan diet could boost gut microbes that aid weight loss

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

UT Southwestern researchers identify novel mechanism that regulates fat formation

Prestigious grant to use AI for better glucose control

Prestigious grant to use AI for better glucose control

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

Obesity stigma and yo-yo dieting, not BMI, are behind chronic health conditions, dietitian claims

ESC Digital Summit 2019: The first-ever cardiac conference in digital health

ESC Digital Summit 2019: The first-ever cardiac conference in digital health