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Blood Glucose

What is Blood Glucose

Blood glucose is an important component of the human body and an important source of energy. Human body needs a lot of sugar every day to provide energy, which provides power for the normal operation of various tissues and organs. Therefore, blood sugar must be maintained at a certain level.

Sources of blood sugar include:

  1. digestion and absorption of food;

  2. decomposition of glycogen stored in the liver;

  3. conversion of fat and protein.

The path of blood sugar includes:

  1. oxidation into energy;

  2. conversion into glycogen stored in the liver, kidneys and muscles;

  3. conversion to other nutrients such as fat and protein for storage.

Islet is the main organ in the body to regulate the blood sugar concentration of blood sugar, and the liver stores liver glycogen. In addition, blood glucose levels are also regulated by nerves and endocrine hormones.

The normal fasting blood glucose range is 4.4 to 5.6 mmol/L, 2 hours after meal is 4.4 to 7.8mmol/L

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