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Blood Glucose

How You Can Be Prediabetic and Not Even Know It

One in three Americans are prediabetic and most are unaware of it. Prediabetes doesn’t have obvious symptoms and can affect peo...

The Importance of Glucose

The Importance of Glucose. Every cell of the human body requires energy to perform the metabolic functions that sustain life. Gluc...

What Is Alpha Glucose?

Alpha glucose is a specific isomer of glucose. Glucose can exist in a variety of different molecular shapes, each one having uniqu...

Effects of Oatmeal on Blood Glucose

Whether you've been diagnosed with type I or type II diabetes, chances are you're facing the same challenges: how to manage your b...

Why Do We Need Sugar in Our Blood?

Whether you're a armchair athlete or someone who enjoys playing soccer with the kids, your body depends on ample supplies of calor...

What Are the Causes of Elevation in BUN, Creatinine & Glucose?

The body maintains very narrow normal ranges of BUN, creatinine and glucose in the blood. BUN, or blood urea nitrogen, and creatin...

Interesting Facts About Glucose

Glucose is one of the most well-known molecules due to its nature as an essential nutrient for human health. You ingest glucose in...

When Does Glucose Convert to Fat?

Despite the fact that eating a jelly doughnut seems to deposit fat directly on your hips, converting sugar to fat is actually a re...

A1C Guidelines for Diabetes

If you're a newly diagnosed diabetic, or you live with the disease but are trying new approaches to getting your disease under...

What Are the Products of Lactic Acid Fermentation?

Human cells have two strategies for burning glucose, or blood sugar, to liberate energy. The more commonly used of the two strateg...
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