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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...
Pregnant women with elevated blood-sugar levels are more likely to have babies with congenital heart defects, even if their blood sugar is below the cutoff for diabetes, according to a new study from ...
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.
Treating Low Blood Sugar in NewbornsTreating low blood glucose in newborns at the currently recommended threshold level was safe and appeared to prevent brain injury.
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...
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...
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...
Admission Hematocrit and Rise in Blood Urea Nitrogen at 24 h Outperform other Laboratory Markers in Predicting Persistent Organ Failure and Pancreatic Necrosis in Acute Pancreatitis: A Post Hoc Analysis of Three Large Prospective Databases.
Predicting severe acute pancreatitis (AP) remains a challenge. The present study compares admission blood urea nitrogen (BUN), hematocrit, and creatinine, as well as changes in their levels over 24 ...