glucose in the blood.
the quantity or percentage of glucose in the blood.
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How to use blood sugar in a sentence
Celery can even reduce blood sugar levels, blood lipids, and blood pressure.
Some who developed elevated blood sugar while they had covid-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, returned to normal by the time they left the hospital.
Diabetes brought on by pregnancy might set a woman up for heart trouble later on, even if her blood sugar levels snap back to normal.Diabetes during pregnancy is tied to heart trouble later in life | Laura Sanders | February 1, 2021 | Science News
Risk factors tracked by the researchers included people’s blood pressure, smoking status and levels of cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar.Diabetes raises by 21 percent the chances of developing cardiovascular disease, research says | Linda Searing | January 11, 2021 | Washington Post
There’s even some evidence that “passive heating”—when you warm your body up in a bath or sauna, as opposed to with vigorous exercise—can help control blood sugar.To take the most relaxing bath ever, add some healthy tips | Rachel Feltman | January 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
A scientifically-based inventory of strands tells you which cannabinoid will reduce your blood sugar levels.
Apple is working on an automatic alert system that rings a doctor if blood sugar or blood pressure gets out of whack.Apple Health App Plays to Our Laziness—and It’s Brilliant | Gregory Ferenstein | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Enter unassuming fungi: clean, plant-based solution that could possibly normalize blood sugar.Mushrooms Are Magic for Women Trying to Lose Weight | Liza Gates | May 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Will she pay higher insurance rates because of her searches for “blood sugar”?
Brooks: Physically, it contributes mildly to your high blood sugar.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview | Alex Belth | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lots of theories—enzymes, blood sugar, endocrine balance, what have you—but no proof.The Galaxy Primes | Edward Elmer Smith
The percentage of blood sugar is also greatly increased by the same causes.Modern Religious Cults and Movements | Gaius Glenn Atkins
The blood sugar and protein determinations fell into the pattern they had originally expected for a creature of this type.Star Surgeon | Alan Nourse
Excess insulin leads to low blood sugar (literally, hypoglycemia).When You Don't Know Where to Turn | Steven J. Bartlett
Still other people seem to be especially sensitive to only moderate changes in their blood sugar levels.When You Don't Know Where to Turn | Steven J. Bartlett
British Dictionary definitions for blood sugar
med the glucose concentration in the blood: the normal fasting value is between 3.9 and 5.6 mmol/l
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Scientific definitions for blood sugar
Sugar in the form of glucose in the blood. The concentration of blood sugar is measured in milligrams of glucose per 100 milliliters of blood.
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