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Glucose and insulin could co-exist in the same container without reacting. Intravenous insulin has been used to treat hyperglycemia. There is a risk of severe hypoglycemia and even death after intravenous insulin (Diabetes Spectrum), which makes it inappropriate for use outside hospitals. What naturally happens during stressful physical work? Stress ...


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I assume by "(added) sugar intake from solid foods" you mean something like, "Is higher-than-average sugar consumption from foods (separate from beverages) associated with increased risk of Type II diabetes?" - If that is not correct, please let me know. CONTEXT Before listing citations to some relevant studies, some brief background information will ...


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My limited understanding is that fat does not get converted to glucose only to ketones. Protein can be converted into glucose (sugar) by gluconeogenesis. Ketones are used by the brain, though apparently only for 70ish percent of energy use. It should be noted that the amount of carbohydrate needed by the brain is not actually that high. Lyle Macdonald sets ...


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In the past years of study, sugar had seen to be one of the most disastrous substances to our health. Excessive intake of sugar can cause a lot of health issues like hypertension, diabetes, obesity and other lifestyle diseases. That is why that sugar-free diets are being promoted worldwide. What is sugar? Sugar is typically a combination of glucose and ...


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I think its time to update this question: now there are available a couple of options that do not require the calibrations of the CGM through the fingerstick. The Dexcom G6, which it could be seen as the first "real" CGM that does not require calibrations. Dexcom states: As a factory-calibrated, real-time CGM system with exceptional accuracy, the ...


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1) Blood glucose level 64 mmol/L is possible. From a case (a 16-years-old girl with diabetes type 1) report article Severe degree of hyperglycaemia: insights from integrative physiology (OJM, 2002): The physicians seeking the consultation defined the starting point, the very high blood sugar level of 70 mmol/l (1260 mg/dl). (^ ^ From the context it's ...


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Healthy kidneys practically completely excrete creatinine, which means it is not reabsorbed in the kidneys. In kidney damage, less blood is filtered by the kidneys (decreased glomerular filtration), which means less creatinine is excreted, so it accumulates in the blood. So, creatinine excretion is not "impaired" but slowed down because of decreased blood ...


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I have not found any studies carried out regarding a classical conditioning to increase blood glucose before exercise. However, if you do not have enough insulin available, due to diabetes for example, blood glucose levels sometimes actually go up during and after physical activity, causing the levels to be too high (hyperglycemia). Exercise can trigger ...


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In summary, intermittent fasting could help decrease appetite and thus make weight loss easier for some people, but there is no convincing evidence that it would stimulate catabolism more than other methods of weight loss. If you're fasting for 16 hours, eat 100 calories, then fast 16 more, how significantly different is that from fasting 32 hours? If ...


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Correct me if I'm wrong but, the sort of sugar consumption that gets a bad rap is the consumption of simple sugars that result in empty calories. In other words, the consumption of sugar-laden, low-nutrient foods. Sugary drinks form a fine example, from pops to fruit juices: In an 8 fl. oz. serving of cranberry juice, I might consume 35g sugar. I don't get ...


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I am aware of only three available CGMs in the US today: The Dexcom G4, the Dexcom G5, and the Medtronic Enlite. There used to be one more, the Abbott Navigator, but it was withdrawn from the US market about 4 years ago. The Medtronic Enlite had a very rough start, with many complaints and worries about accuracy, but seems to have stabilized. The Dexcom G4 ...


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Sugar that is natural, like in apples or bananas, is good and you shouldn't try to avoid that sugar, as apples and bananas contain important vitamins. I do the same. I avoid sugar as much as I can, for example cake, coke, etc - like you explained, too. It does indeed have a positive effect on your health. Most of the sugar we eat these days are industrial ...


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The only well studied effects of drinking tea are the Green Tea Catechins: I would highly recommend people pay attention to the bioavailability issue and pay attention to Quercetin. Green tea seems Godly in vitro, but it has high variability in people because not 100% of the catechins get to the cell to exert effects. Any supplementation with ...


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What you may be experiencing is what is commonly referred to as the "dawn phenomenon". This is where blood sugar becomes elevated between 2-8am. This happens when your blood glucose goes low in the evening. The body compensates by releasing stored glucose from the liver. In people without diabetes the body would simply produce more insulin and regulate ...


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