The Effects of Stopping Metformin

The medication metformin is a drug in the biguanide family that is used to treat type 2 or adult-onset diabetes mellitus. notes that …


Why Am I Bloated? Causes of Stomach Bloating


Apples & Gout

An apple a day may not necessarily keep the doctor away, but it may help you manage gout symptoms -- provided you eat the fruit in moderation. Gout …


The Most Used Vegetable Oil Could Be Worse for Your Health Than Sugar, Study Suggests

We're used to being told that if we want to be healthy, we need to stay away from sugar. But new research suggests that another ingredient used in …


Kids eat way more sugar than normal during the summer


Physician views of self-monitoring blood glucose in patients not on insulin

Patient activation motivates physicians to recommend blood glucose self-monitoring despite lack of evidence<p>Physicians continue to recommend routine …


Senseonics & Glooko Announce Partnership on Integrated Diabetes Management

GERMANTOWN, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>World’s first long-term CGM system to be integrated with world’s leading diabetes management platform<p>Senseonics …

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Make Your Own Boozy Freeze Pop


Should Sugar Be Considered A Toxic Substance?

The bittersweet truth.<p>July 06, 2018<p>You've probably already heard that sugar is bad for you. But did you know that 74% of products in the US food …


Great-West Life to cover glucose monitoring devices for diabetes patients

The Great-West Life Assurance Co. is covering continuous glucose monitoring devices for eligible plan members beginning Aug. 1, 2018.The devices …

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Stopping a tiny -- and deadly -- fly in its tracks

Sixty million people in sub-Saharan Africa live at risk of African sleeping sickness, a disease caused by parasites transmitted through the tsetse …

Sleep Disorders

Isoglucose and sucrose

Isoglucose and sucrose (household sugar) can be assessed similarly in terms of the potential to damage health<p>Isoglucose, also known as high-fructose …


Brown Rice Syrup Vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

Food labels contain a stunning variety of ways to refer to what is, in essence, sugar. Different sweetening agents added to food all bind to the …


Slideshow: Blood Sugar Basics: Terms You Should Know


Artificial Intelligence and Radar Technologies to Measure Blood Glucose

Diabetes management is slowly moving away from needles, finger sticks, and insulin pumps that intrude on a person’s life. Now, researchers from the …

Artificial Intelligence

Unraveling genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's disease: Study suggests promoting conversion of glucose into brain energy could reduce risk or delay disease onset in risk gene carriers

Study suggests promoting conversion of glucose into brain energy could reduce risk or delay disease onset in risk gene carriers<p>The strongest genetic …


Blood Glucose Monitoring

Testing your blood sugar level is one of the best ways to understand your diabetes and how different foods, medications, and activities affect your …


Random Glucose Tests: Testing Stability

Glucose testing is a random blood test to check glucose (sugar) levels. It’s usually done by pricking the finger to draw a small drop of blood. This …


GCSE AQA Biology (Science) Uses of Glucose From Photosynthesis Lesson

This resource is a lesson covering the uses of glucose from photosynthesis section of the new 2016 AQA Biology specification. This resource …


Diabetes app for young patients didn't improve blood glucose control

A mobile diabetes management application did not result in better blood glucose control, but it could be a useful tool in self-management. Findings …

Diabetes | SEE: How to understand what glucose levels mean

How much do you understand about glucose levels? We've put together an infographic to help you decode it.


Koala With Diabetes Gets Its Own Glucose Monitor

A koala with diabetes at the San Diego Zoo has been fitted with his very own monitor to keep tabs on his blood glucose levels.<p>Quincy, who suffers …


Altered Plasma Amino Acids and Lipids Associated with Abnormal Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Resistance in Older Adults | The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Context and Objectives<p>Glucose metabolism becomes progressively impaired with older age. Fasting glucose and insulin resistance are risk factors for …


San Diego Zoo outfits diabetic koala, Quincy, with glucose monitor

Experts at the San Diego Zoo have successfully equipped a koala with diabetes with a glucose monitor designed for humans.<p>The San Diego Tribune …


How to Calculate Osmolarity of Glucose

Glucose is a sugar that is commonly found in the blood. The osmolarity of a glucose solution is a measurement of the concentration of glucose in a …


Diabetic Koala Gets Glucose Monitor At San Diego Zoo

The sensor and transmitter placed on Quincy sends his blood sugar levels in real time to a smart device monitored by his caretakers.<p>SAN DIEGO, CA – A …


Urine Glucose Test

A urine glucose test is a quick and simple way to check for abnormally high levels of glucose in your urine. Glucose is a type of sugar that your …


Metabolic Inflexibility Is an Early Marker of Bed-Rest–Induced Glucose Intolerance Even When Fat Mass Is Stable | The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Context<p>The effects of energy-balanced bed rest on metabolic flexibility have not been thoroughly examined.<p>Objective<p>We investigated the effects of 21 …


FDA approves first implantable glucose monitor

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first implantable glucose monitoring system for diabetics, a product made by Senseonics …

Medical Technology

Partially closed loop glucose monitoring in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes