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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...
What are fasting blood sugar levels? Learn how to keep fasting blood sugar healthy and what the symptoms of unhealthy fasting blood sugar may be.
Can bitter melon help people lower their blood sugar and manage the symptoms of diabetes? In this article, we look at the evidence.
Blood sugar charts help people with diabetes monitor their blood sugar levels and assess their treatment needs. Learn more in this article.
Having diabetes is all about maintaining a healthy blood sugar level. "There's a happy range of blood sugar that our body likes, and having it too high or too low affects us," says Cindy Cooke, a fam...
TUESDAY, Aug. 8, 2017 -- Low blood sugar affects about one in six newborns, and new research suggests it could lead to brain difficulties in childhood. Babies who experience low blood sugar at or near...
High blood sugar levels can affect many areas of the body. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for diabetic foot problems.
SATURDAY, June 10, 2017 -- People with type 2 diabetes who aren't taking insulin don't necessarily need to check their blood sugar levels, a new study contends. Many of these patients use "finger pric...
In a whole blood coagulation test, the concentration of any in vitro diagnostic agent in plasma is dependent on the hematocrit level but its impact on the test result is unknown.
Volumetric absorptive microsampler (VAMS) was designed to sample a fixed volume of blood regardless of the hematocrit (HCT) levels. Model compounds with a wide range of hydrophobicity were evaluated f...
Blood transfusion is used to treat acute anemia with the goal of increasing blood oxygen-carrying capacity as determined by hematocrit (Hct) and oxygen delivery (DO2). However, increasing Hct also inc...
Hematocrit in narrow vessels is reduced due to concentration of fast flowing red blood cells (RBC) in the center, and of slower flowing plasma along the wall of the vessel, which in combination with p...
The aim of this study was to perform the Turkish adaptation study of the University of Virginia Parent Low Blood Sugar Survey (P-LBSS).