Posts Tagged ‘glucose’

Is THIS why skinny people get Type 2 Diabetes?

Scientists believe they may have discovered a new trigger for type 2 diabetes, which could help explain why apparently healthy, slim people develop the condition — and emphasises yet again the importance of losing fat around the middle. Traditionally, type 2 diabetes has been seen as a disease caused by an imbalance in levels of…

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What is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

What is Reactive Hypoglycemia? By Mayo Clinic staff Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) level falls too low. There are several reasons why this may happen, the most common being a side effect of drugs used for the treatment of diabetes. But to understand how hypoglycemia happens, it helps to know how your body…

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What is Hypoglycemia?

What is Hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too low. Blood sugar below 70 mg/dL is considered low. Blood sugars at this level can harm you. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Hypoglycemia occurs when: Your body’s sugar (glucose) is used up too quickly Glucose is released into the…

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