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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...
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...
A new study in JAMA provides evidence that hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), a common blood biomarker used to measure blood sugar over time, may not perform as accurately among African-Americans with sickle cel...
Pre-donation of autologous blood prior to spine fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) has been used in deformity surgery. The effect of pre-donation on pre-operative hematocrit (Hct) remain...
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...
In this study, a biomimetic microfluidic plasma separation device is discussed. The design of the device drew inspiration from in vivo observations of enhanced cell-free layer (CFL) formation downstre...
A number of recommendations for policy and program interventions to limit excess free sugar consumption have emerged, however there are a lack of data describing the amounts and types of sugar in food...