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Articles about glucose

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by heanders
9 years ago
Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia: Opposite Sides of the Same Coin

Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are conditions that center on blood sugar (glucose). These conditions are the result of the body not being able to regulate glucose levels properly. Medication may be required if it is not possible to control them with diet. They are both dangerous conditions that could evolve...

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by onwoc234
7 years ago
Beginner's Guide to Stamina and Fitness: Energy for the Active Muscles

Physical fitness is achieved by endurance exercises and activities that build stamina. The primary metabolic fuels, glucose and fats, are managed to build stamina. Insulin is the key hormone for the management of the metabolic fuels during stamina-building activities. Your body makes numerous changes to assure adequate nutrients to various organs. Plasma glucose is maintained at normal or near-normal levels to provide nutritional support for the brain. The active muscles selectively utilize fatty acids for energy, a change that spares plasma glucose for the brain. Learn how metabolic fuels are manged to support stamina and fitness.

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by heanders
7 years ago
Best Blood Glucose Meter: Nova Max Plus

This is a review of the Nova Max Plus glucose meter to test blood sugar for diabetes, hypoglycemia, and hyperglycemia.

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by heanders
7 years ago
The Opposite of Hypoglycemia: Hyperglycemia

This is an article about hyperglycemia, the opposite of hypoglycemia. It is a condition with high blood sugar.

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by onwoc234
7 years ago
Role of Insulin in the Management of High Energy Nutrients

Insulin is the primary hormone that regulates blood glucose. It also manages the distribution of high energy foods. High plasma level of insulin supports the synthesis and storage of fat. This storage of fat often leads to obesity. On the other hand, low plasma level of insulin supports fat burning. Some diet plans, such as the "Low Carb Diet" and the "Glycemic Index Dieting" promote body weight loss by nutritionally controlling the plasma level of insulin. Learn how proper management of high energy foods by insulin is pivotal for bodyweight control and good health.

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by Medsourcemegan
10 years ago
Diabetic Test Strips - Does Coding Matter?

How important is the way a glucose meter takes readings? In a recent press release, American Diabetes Services (ADS) endorsed Ascensia contour test strips, saying they significantly reduced inaccuracies in glucose readings. The other meters they tested weren't necessarily inaccurate when used correctly, but both One Touch and Freestyle...

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by Brian Chezfat
10 years ago
Manage High Blood Glucose Levels Better

If you live with diabetes or pre-diabetes and have to constantly monitor your high blood glucose levels you surely are well aware about the problems high blood glucose can have on your body. Basically this condition will slow your systems down and if left unchecked can cause...

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by pepper0617
9 years ago
How to tell if your Pre-Diabetic

The signs of prediabetes, and diabetic and what it means to you to be pre-diabetic, or have sugar diabetes. When you are told you are pre diabetic, it is the first sign that you will probably become a typed 2 diabetic at some point in your life. It is also an...

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by -Jericho-
10 years ago
How to Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels


Glucose is a type of sugar that travels through the bloodstream. When you eat carbohydrate foods it enters your body as glucose. Normal blood glucose levels are determined by insulin and glucagon.

Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas and released into the bloodstream when glucose...

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by JiggyJag
7 years ago
Diabetes and your Guide to recognising the Warning Signs.

With the global rise in obesity rates,and the subsequent occurrence of Diabetes as a result,it's vitally important that you should be aware of the warning signals your body is sending to you.

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by Vangeepuram Satakopan
7 years ago
Better Diabetic Control to Overcome Low Blood Glucose Levels

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disorder and is characterized by elevated blood glucose levels. Strangely enough, diabetics are more likely to suffer from hypoglycemia which is a dangerous condition due to falling blood glucose levels. Diabetics are constantly worried about hypoglycemia and therefore are reluctant to use the correct dose of insulin.

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by JudyE
9 years ago
An Overview of Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has sometimes been called non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus or mature age onset diabetes. As this name suggests, Type 2 diabetes often shows up as middle age approaches. Eighty-five percent of Australians with diabetes suffer from Type 2. This article looks at who is at risk, what to look for and what can be done to control the disease

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by onwoc234
8 years ago
Curb Your Appetite with Amino Acids and Protein

Protein and amino acids can curb your appetite by their effects on some of the hormones that control your appetite and energy metabolism. The affected hormones include insulin, cholecystokinin (CCK) and serotonin. Phenylalanine, tryptophan, tyrosine, 5-hydroxytryptophan and l-carnitine are some of the amino acids that curb your appetite. Learn how protein and amino acids can help you lose weight.

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by Quang Theunissen
8 years ago
The Truth About Carbohydrates


Carbohydrates (meaning more aqua carbon) are the most efficient fuel for your body. We provide a healthy and constant energy. Additionally, they are an essential nutrient in the company of fats and proteins. The two main types of carbohydrates are: Simple sugars (simple carbohydrates), found in...

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by dlpoisson
6 years ago
A1C Test for Diabetes

What is an A1C Test and how it is used to diagnose and manage diabetes.

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by ogee77
8 years ago
Essential Medical Check-ups and Care for Diabetes Patients

This article describes the essential medical checkups to be done to determine and control diabetes along with the kind of foods to eat as well as to avoid in case of diabetes.

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by OrangeOJ
6 years ago
Blood Sugar Levels Chart

What is diabetes? Because Diabetes is such a widespread problem, I have composed a Blood Sugar Levels Chart to easily describe blood glucose levels. Diabetes, simply put, is a condition where the body fails to control the hormone insulin properly. Type 1 Diabetes is quite different from type 2 diabetes....

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by OrangeOJ
6 years ago
What Your Daily Sugar Intake Should Be

What should your daily sugar intake be? After all, sugar is a substance that is almost unavoidable in our modern diets. Your daily sugar intake should actually be a lot lower than you think.

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by MetamrphsisofMe
7 years ago
From Eating Fried Food to Real Food

We take fried food into our bodies without realizing its cause and effect. This article examines how to eliminate the fried food monster from our diet. Time to bring life to steamed, stewed, boiled, and baked foods...

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by weianow
7 years ago
Willpower and Weight Control

Willpower is not a choice; new research indicates a link between blood sugar levels and how much willpower a person has at any given moment.

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