blood sugar


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blood sugar

[′bləd ‚shu̇g·ər]
(biochemistry)
The carbohydrate, principally glucose, of the blood.
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While we expected to find some low overnight blood sugars we were startled to find how extensively it was occurring overnight and that it was sometimes lasting for several hours,' Heller noted.
This may suggest that the tumor itself affects blood glucose levels or that elevated blood sugar or diabetes may paradoxically be associated with a protective factor that reduces brain tumor risk.
The other reason is that monitoring lets your doctor know whether your blood sugar is under control and whether any adjustments in your treatment regimen are necessary.
Also be aware that your father's blood sugar may go too low (hypoglycemia) at times.
Carbohydrates affect blood sugar levels the most - be aware of the amount one consumes in order to avoid a high effect on blood sugar.
As expected, a high-carb test meal raised blood sugar levels more than a high-fat test meal.
The principal question was whether there would be a difference in the average blood sugar levels.
But it can help your body continue to use up blood sugar throughout your day.
Dr Khunti said that the risks of cardiovascular events and mortality were significant and the patients had to be identified early so that strategies to reduce the risk of low blood sugar could be implemented.
Potential licensees in the medical accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Non-Invasive Blood Sugar Reading on a worldwide basis.
This will help prevent blood sugar dips and will also help prevent overeating at the party or holiday event.
German researchers found that people with elevated - but not unhealthy - blood sugar levels tended to perform worse on memory tests than those with lower levels.