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Blood sugar concentration, or glucose level, refers to the amount of glucose present in the blood of a human or animal. Normally, in mammals the blood glucose level is maintained at a reference range between about 3.6 and 5.8 mM (mmol/l). It is tightly regulated as a part of metabolic homeostasis.
Study reveals how glycogen is linked to thermogenesis in fat cells

Study reveals how glycogen is linked to thermogenesis in fat cells

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Researchers identify 14 genes responsible for obesity

Pre-meal whey protein microgel improves early insulin response, says study

Pre-meal whey protein microgel improves early insulin response, says study

Study examines effects of artificial sweetener on brain activity and appetite response

Study examines effects of artificial sweetener on brain activity and appetite response

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

Study analyzes the health benefits of time-restricted eating

News study may lead to future therapeutic strategies against obesity, diabetes

News study may lead to future therapeutic strategies against obesity, diabetes

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Study identifies predictive causal role for specific cell types in type 1 diabetes

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

Inherited genetic variation plays a role in how patients respond to cancer immunotherapy

Study shows why obese mothers tend to have children susceptible to metabolic diseases

Study shows why obese mothers tend to have children susceptible to metabolic diseases

Pillar-like molecules could be used as biosensors to detect metabolites

Pillar-like molecules could be used as biosensors to detect metabolites

Research uncovers gut microbes associated with lower risks of common conditions

Research uncovers gut microbes associated with lower risks of common conditions

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Understanding beta-cell growth mechanisms may help treat metabolic diseases

Understanding beta-cell growth mechanisms may help treat metabolic diseases

Irisin hormone could have therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

Irisin hormone could have therapeutic effect on COVID-19 patients

Identifying genetic factors that mitigate the risk of diabetes

Identifying genetic factors that mitigate the risk of diabetes

New method delivers promising anti-rejection drug to area surrounding a grafted heart

New method delivers promising anti-rejection drug to area surrounding a grafted heart

Study shows different cell response offers more control to muscles

Study shows different cell response offers more control to muscles

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Study shows how DUSP8 protein regulates glucose tolerance, insulin sensitivity

Newly developed transplantable human cells can help cure type 1 diabetes

Newly developed transplantable human cells can help cure type 1 diabetes

Simple blood test is useful in screening youth for prediabetes and diabetes

Simple blood test is useful in screening youth for prediabetes and diabetes