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blood sugar

[′bləd ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
The carbohydrate, principally glucose, of the blood.
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Blood Glucose Monitors are validated according to ISO 15197 requirements at an internationally renowned diabetes institute in Ulm, Germany.
6-8) Previous studies have demonstrated that handheld glucometers consistently underestimate blood glucose concentrations in rhinoceros auklets (Cerorhinca monoceratdf and Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis).
If you are concerned about the accuracy of a blood glucose reading, you should refer to the possible sources of error listed in the user manual and perform a test with a control solution.
They investigated the effects of a higher frequency of blood glucose measurement, in this case every 5 min, which reflects what could be obtained with (near)continuous devices being developed, on the quality of blood glucose control with insulin (incidence of undetected hypoglycemia, degree of hyperglycemia, and blood glucose variability) compared with a typical intermittent sampling strategy of 1 readout every hour.
The results show that when we have more energy available (higher blood glucose levels), we are likely to be more future-oriented.
Blood glucose goals were gradually lowered throughout the study: from 1991 to 1998, the goal was 150 to 200 mg/dL (group 1); from 1999 to 2000, 125 to 175 mg/dL (group 2); and in 2001, 100 to 150 mg/dL (group 3).
To assist renal nurses with blood glucose meter selection for patients who use icodextrin PD solution, Table One provides details on some of the currently available blood glucose meters that should not be used.
Mean blood glucose values started at 79 mg/dL just before a meal and rose to 106 mg/dL 60 minutes after the meal; it reached a high of 112 mg/dL 74 minutes after the meal.
As for people who have diabetes, extra magnesium lowered insulin resistance or blood glucose levels in only four of the 11 good studies.
2] to adult male mice resulted in a significant decrease of glycemia measured at 30, 60, and 120 min after the injection, compared to the increase of blood glucose produced by the fatty acids contained in the vehicle injection (tocopherol-stripped corn oil) (Figure 1A).
As a result of this hormonal balancing, the blood glucose is sharply reduced.