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Dr. Ronald Widman
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Endo: It is a sugar your body uses for energy.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Screening test.: During the glucose challenge test, you will have to drink a sugary liquid (the glucose) and then they'll draw your blood one hour later. This tests t ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Merino
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Chromtatography: The lancets usually get a drop of blood that is then analyzed inside the meter for glucose content.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
By concentration.: These work by taking a sample of blood (0.3-1ul), and spread on a test strip containing chemicals that react with the glucose in the blood (glucose ox ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Glucose meter: When you purchase a glucose meter you will find all the necessary instructions on how to check your blood sugar and you will then need to learn how mu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Enzymes: The first step in breaking down glucose is an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. There are then a number of steps regulated by enzymes ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends if fasting: Normal glucose is usually considered 60 or 80 - 100; however that is based on 8-12hr fast. Patients with fasting glucose >100<124 is considered ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Some : Glucose is the body's main source of fuel from food. Even if a main ingredient isn't glucose, the components of food ultimately end up as a potential ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes educator: Sounds like you need training in your diabetes. Many endocrinologists work with a certified diabetes educator (cde) who is specially trained to teach ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
For fuel: It is utilized by the body much as a car utilizes gasoline. The energy produced by the breakdown of glucose provides the energy needed to run all the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Glucose: On most labs this within the normal range
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Glucose levels : What are your units for the glucose?

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