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blood sugar

[′bləd ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
The carbohydrate, principally glucose, of the blood.
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It was warned that would be mothers with poor blood sugar control enhances the risk of excess growth as extra glucose can cross the placenta that triggers baby's pancreas to make extra insulin and which can cause baby to grow too large.
Among participants with diabetes at the outset, those with higher blood sugar were 40 percent more likely to develop dementia than diabetics at the lower end of the glucose spectrum.
In other words, blood sugar went more and more out of control, the longer the subjects remained inactive.
These findings suggest that even for people who do not have diabetes, blood sugar levels could have an impact on brain health," Cherbuin said.
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Experts fear that unless a tab is kept on blood sugar levels, they may plunge and lead to complications in the long run.
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