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Fasting glucose

Fasting glucose

(Science: endocrinology, investigation) a measurement of the blood glucose in the morning prior to the ingestion of any food for the prior 12 hours.


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Fasting and bloodsugar

After a meal, there is increase in the blood sugar level (glucose), which is regulated by Insulin secretion. But during fasting, when there is no food directly provided to the body to get it converted to glucose , blood ...

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by vinu
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Fasting and bloodsugar

When you eat food your body is flooded with glucose, and so insulin is produced to keep the levels relatively constant. It will ... will not fluctuate too much. Of course if you then eat a large meal after fasting your body may take some time to compensate for this and so the levels may ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 9:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Fasting and bloodsugar
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Re: brain power

... as I understand, it is a very slow process and is used only when blood glucose is in short supply for longer periods as in fasting. For faster energy requirements, the body first uses ATP and glucose derived from glycogen ...

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by koyal
Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: brain power
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Metabolization of fat

Unfortunately humans do not have the ability to turn fatty acids into glucose. Plants and bacteria can do that through a metabolic pathway named ... can be the case in untreated diabetus mellitus or during severe fasting) can have dramatic consequences, including ketoacid coma and even ...

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by MrMistery
Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Metabolization of fat
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HOW MAINTENANCE OF HOMEOSTASIS IS ACHIEVED IN THE HUMAN BODY

... which relay the information (eg., a fall in the level of blood glucose- normal value range is 75-110mg/100ml) to an integrating centre. ... in only slight deviations from the normal value. For example, during fasting or the first stage of starvation, the level of blood glucose falls ...

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by abbassido
Mon Feb 26, 2007 5:58 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help
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