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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...
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...
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...
Some medications lower blood sugar yet increase the risk of heart attacks or strokes. Others have no effect. But researchers agree: Far too little is known.
Medical XpressDiabetes pill might replace injection to control blood sugarMedical Xpress(HealthDay)— An injectable class of diabetes medication—called glucagon-like peptide-1 or GLP-1—might one ...
(Reuters Health) - Saving the bread for last at mealtime could help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar under control, new research suggests.
(OmniActive Health Technologies) In the recent CARBS (an acronym for Carbohydrate, Appetite Reduction, Blood Sugar and Satiety) study, researchers at Rutgers University observed that a proprietary sal...
Tiny packets of cells called islets throughout the pancreas allow the organ to produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes—also known as juvenile diabetes - tricks the immune system into destroying these islet...
TUESDAY, June 13, 2017 -- For many people with diabetes, low blood sugar levels are a serious health risk, but researchers report that a new nasal powder quickly reverses the effects of this dangerous...
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.
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...
Intraoperative blood loss is frequently an overarching concern during total hip arthroplasty (THA) for patients who have ankylosing spondylitis with hip involvement. However, the factors that affect b...
The aim of this study was to perform the Turkish adaptation study of the University of Virginia Parent Low Blood Sugar Survey (P-LBSS).