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When a patient has had a serious accident and lost a lot of blood, or has a blood disorder, their own blood can be replaced with blood that has been donated by other people. Because of the differe...
(HealthDay)—The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests.
VideoAs every patient with diabetes knows, pricking your finger to check your blood sugar is a dreaded daily ritual. Not only is it a painful reminder of the disease itself, it’s currently the only ...
MONDAY, July 27, 2015 -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-norm...
Some treatments for type 2 diabetes make the body more sensitive to insulin, the hormone that lowers blood sugar. But new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 -- Strictly controlling blood sugar levels appears to keep people with type 2 diabetes from developing heart problems, a new study finds. Tight control of blood sugar reduces t...
(American Chemical Society) Living with type 1 diabetes requires constant monitoring of blood sugar levels and injecting insulin daily. Now scientists are reporting in the ACS journal Industrial & Eng...
(Reuters Health) - Marijuana use may increase the risk of high blood sugar during middle age, suggests a new study that contradicts earlier reports.
Researchers at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute have discovered metformin, (the most widely prescribed type 2 diabetic medication), and resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, trigge...
Deferral of blood donors due to low hematocrit and iron depletion is commonly reported in blood banks worldwide. This study evaluated the risk factors for low hematocrit and iron depletion among prosp...
It has long been known that platelets undergo margination when flowing in blood vessels, such that there is an excess concentration near the vessel wall. We conduct experiments and three-dimensional b...
Hematocrit (Hct) is one of the most critical issues associated with the bioanalytical methods used for dried blood spot (DBS) sample analysis. Because Hct determines the viscosity of blood, it may aff...
Anemia in pregnancy is a common cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Regular review of hematocrit (HCT) and anemia patterns in pregnancy is necessary in our environment.
The �� 13C value of human blood is an emerging novel biomarker of added sugar (AS) intake for adults. However, no free-living, community-based assessments of comparative validity of this biomarker...