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How exactly is hypoglycemia a problem?

Your tissue gets sugar from the blood (along with the other needed nutrients, and oxygen). Sugar is not stored in places like the brain, brain cells only take up enough sugar for what they need in the ...
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How does fluid temp impact glucose uptake in hypoglycemia?

Effect of meal temperature on gastric emptying of liquids in man (Gut, 1988): The initial rate of gastric emptying of the cold drink was significantly slower than the control drinkā€¦ The slower ...
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Can someone be both prediabetic and hypoglycemic?

First I should clarify this - prediabetic range can mean two things: impaired fasting glycemia (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). Both of these two tell us that a person is at risk of ...
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