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blood glucose

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Noun1.blood glucose - glucose in the bloodstream
glucose - a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
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Two hours later, your blood glucose level will be measured again.
If such trauma patients arrive in emergency rooms with high blood glucose, they fare worse on average than those with normal levels, researchers find.
In a new meta-analysis, data from nine prospective observational studies revealed a strong linear dose-response relationship between fasting blood glucose levels and the incidence of pancreatic cancer across the entire range of blood glucose levels.
Poor dietary choices, being over-weight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems.
The 3 initial RCTs showing that outcome could be improved by lowering the blood glucose concentrations of adult and pediatric ICU patients used a very accurate and precise instrument to measure blood glucose concentrations in undiluted whole blood samples drawn from an arterial line, and only after extensive training allowed nurses to adjust the insulin infusion based on a customized and validated guideline (1, 7).
The campaign involved the launch of a user-friendly blood glucose monitoring device, OneTouch SelectSimple.
After eating, people who walked at an easy-to-moderate pace for 15 minutes were less likely to experience elevated blood glucose, which, along with increased insulin resistance, raises one's chances of developing diabetes.
As part of a longitudinal study on aging done in Australia, fasting blood glucose levels were measured and correlated with the results of MRI brain scans in cognitively healthy, nondiabetic individuals over a period of four years.
Decreased food and fluid intake during Ramadan can cause severe Hypoglycemia (hospitalisation due to decrease blood glucose level), severe Hyperglycemia (hospitalisation due to increased blood glucose level), Diabetes Ketoacidosis (usually occurs in Type 1 patient due to excessive reduction of insulin dosages), and dehydration (caused by prolonged fasting hours as well as the hot and humid climate), she explained.
Yildirim was taken to the Sisli Etfal Training and Research Hospital on Saturday after his blood glucose level rose to 240 and could not be dropped when he was being interrogated at Istanbul Criminal Court.
Q I have diabetes, and when I last had blood work done, my results included something called an Ale as well as my fasting blood glucose level.
His blood glucose meter readings have been between 10 mmol/L and 15 mmol/L and he has been increasing his dose of fast-acting insulin to accommodate for this, which has resulted in one or two hypoglycemic episodes.