blood sugar

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blood sugar

[′bləd ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
The carbohydrate, principally glucose, of the blood.
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Carbohydrate counting or "carb counting" is a meal planning technique for persons with diabetes for managing blood glucose levels by tracking the grams of carbohydrate consumed at meals.
People should not drive If they are struggling with the signs of dropping blood glucose levels or if they have visual problems, which cannot be corrected with glasses or If they experience numbing or weakness in the hands and feet.
Key clinical point: Among patients who present to the ED with acute HF, blood glucose levels predict 30-day mortality and other outcomes.
It can be seen that impedance module decreases when blood glucose level increases.
Hospital doctors will decide whether or not to discharge Yildirim from hospital after testing his blood glucose levels on Sunday morning.
In our report, the first patient suffered from alcoholic liver disease, had very high blood glucose levels, and was on cytotoxic chemotherapy for previous 6 months.
Increasing awareness of an individual's blood glucose level is the foundation of the National Diabetes Goal, which aims to have 45% of at-risk Americans aware of their blood glucose level by 2015.
The acceptable limits of blood glucose level during the day should be more than 100 mg/dl and less than 200 mg/dl.
The MHRA said in the "unlikely event" that a patient has an extremely high blood glucose level of 56.
In 1 of these studies, a blood glucose level of [less than or equal to] 150 mg/dL 2 hours after lunch predicted a HbA1c of [less than or equal to] 7% with 85% sensitivity and 85% specificity.