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Dr. James Wright Dr. Wright
Dentistry
29 years in practice
Marquette University School of Dentistry
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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more

Dr. Nayana Trivedi Dr. Trivedi
Internal Medicine
35 years in practice
South Gujarat University, Government Medical College
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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
Once
Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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What is the difference between d-glucose vs l-glucose?

Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Explain d-glucose and d-fructose?

Explain d-glucose and d-fructose?

Slight differences: Glucose, fructose and galactose are all three dietary monosaccharides. The d (or dextro rotary) isomer of each is the one found naturally in nature. There chemical structures are similar, but slightly different. Both have 4 calories/gram ingested. There is disagreement on whether they exert different effects after ingestion. Both are "empty" calores with no nutrition. ...Read more

Dr. Budi Bahureksa Dr. Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
27 years in practice
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
Daily
Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Explain diffence between d-glucose and d-fructose?

Slight differences: Glucose, fructose and galactose are all three dietary monosaccharides. The d (or dextro rotary) isomer of each is the one found naturally in nature. There chemical structures are similar, but slightly different. Both have 4 calories/gram ingested. There is disagreement on whether they exert different effects after ingestion. Both are "empty" calores with no nutrition. ...Read more

Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss Dr. Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
24 years in practice
New York Medical College
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What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

What is the difference between d-glucose and sorbitol?

Completely different: Glucose is a basic sugar with calories to provide energy. Sorbitol is a non-absorbable sugar alcohol which is used to sweeten foods which are often labeled, sugar free. It causes bloating and diarrhea in some. Sugar free foods are not calorie free and often contain more fat to make them taste better. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg Dr. Goldenberg
Pediatrics
32 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
daily
Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
once
Dr. James Wright Dr. Wright
Dentistry
29 years in practice
Marquette University School of Dentistry
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Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
Phlebology
43 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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What is the difference between d and l-glucose?

Glucose: D& l are isomers of compound, d for dextro or right and l for levo or left. Isolating one or other is to make compound with fewer side-effects or better absorption. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper Dr. Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
47 years in practice
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
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Is drinking glucose-D powder mixed with water safe for people with diabetes?

Is drinking glucose-D powder mixed with water safe for people with diabetes?

Powder: Depends entirely on what this powder does to your blood sugar. If it is too high after this powder don't take it. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
once
Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
once
Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
once
If male, schedule a prostate exam
once
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt Dr. Leonhardt
Emergency Medicine
25 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Often i'd rather maintain my glucose by not eating & exercising. If i exercise i shake & eat something to boost glucose. What to do? I love exercising

Often i'd rather maintain my glucose by not eating & exercising. If i exercise i shake & eat something to boost glucose. What to do? I love exercising

Glucose: If you keep starving yourself you are elevating cortisol and glucagon to control sugar. - this can lead to Insulin you should intake protein and resistant starch in order to maintain a relative normal blood sugar for longer period of times and eat smaller frequent meals to keep your sugar stable. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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My glucose level was a bit hi and i'd like a list of foods that I can and cannot eat to stabilize this to the proper level?

My glucose level was a bit hi and i'd like a list of foods that I can and cannot eat to stabilize this to the proper  level?

Not foods: If the main concern is developing type ii diabetes, then choice of foods is not nearly so critical as finding some sort of physical exercise that you really enjoy and doing it frequently, intensely, and regularly. Get with your physician about this -- and don't forget to have fun! ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington Dr. Washington
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
12 years in practice
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
once
See your doctor to evaluate cause
Once
Have meds adjusted if needed
Once
Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
Once
Dr. Milton Mintz Dr. Mintz
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
63 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela Dr. Duchicela
Family Medicine
10 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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What is glucose challenge?

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 to see how well you process sugar. If the test is too high, it means you can't process the sugar effectively, and you might be at risk for diabetes. It's often done in pregnant woman to test for gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more