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  • n  a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy

  • In Type 1 diabetes, these beta cells no longer work to break down the glucose that floods the body after each meal, leading to blood-sugar spikes that can damage the kidneys and .
  • Since PET picks up glucose-burning activity in cells, hot spots on PET scans of cancer patients generally indicate actively growing tumors.
  • Diabetics still have to keep an eye on their glucose levels, and nowadays that means more than just the traditional glucose test that measures blood-sugar levels.
News & Articles

  • Echo Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
    PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony ® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Your diabetes ABCs from the HCHC Diabetes Education Center
    A is for A1c A1c, short for HbA1c, or hemoglobin A1c, measures your average blood glucose over the past three months. Suggested target range is below 7 percent, which corresponds with an average blood glucose level of 150 mg/dl. This test should be performed at least twice a year, as ordered by your primary physician. A is also for aspirin Taking low-dose aspirin everyday has been proven to help ...
    June 13, 2013 - Mt. Pleasant News
  • Starches/Glucose: Global Markets
    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Starches/Glucose: Global Markets ...
    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • David Ludwig in EurekAlert (press release)
    Two low-fat Twinkies, billed as a health food, contain the same amount of sugar as an oral glucose tolerance test - a test used to determine how much sugar someone can digest,Ludwig says.
  • Amos Bairoch in Science Daily (press release)
    Professor Bairoch said, "The general public would understand some of the entries in our protein encyclopaedia. Insulin, for instance, is a small protein that controls glucose levels in our blood. The performance-booster EPO is the protein used...
  • Joe Manchin in Forbes
    This finding is another step towards rounding out our understanding of the genetic factors that underpin glucose regulation and risk of type 2 diabetes. This variant does not confer sufficient risk to be of clinical utility on its own. But when... Kari Stefansson MarketWatch Dec 8, 2008 42478 58292 glue I couldn't be more happy," Manchin said. "I've watched this team come together and this gentleman right here, Billy Stewart, bring it together. He's the glue. There's not a mother or father watching today that wouldn't be proud to have their...

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