A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
A normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
A member of the alkali group of metals. It has the atomic symbol Na, atomic number 11, and atomic weight 23.
The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.
Abnormally high BLOOD GLUCOSE level.
Cholesterol which is contained in or bound to low density lipoproteins (LDL), including CHOLESTEROL ESTERS and free cholesterol.
An element in the alkali group of metals with an atomic symbol K, atomic number 19, and atomic weight 39.10. It is the chief cation in the intracellular fluid of muscle and other cells. Potassium ion is a strong electrolyte that plays a significant role in the regulation of fluid volume and maintenance of the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
Deficiency of sodium in the blood; salt depletion. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.
Cholesterol which is contained in or bound to high-density lipoproteins (HDL), including CHOLESTEROL ESTERS and free cholesterol.
Studies comparing two or more treatments or interventions in which the subjects or patients, upon completion of the course of one treatment, are switched to another. In the case of two treatments, A and B, half the subjects are randomly allocated to receive these in the order A, B and half to receive them in the order B, A. A criticism of this design is that effects of the first treatment may carry over into the period when the second is given. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Abstaining from all food.
A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Substances which lower blood glucose levels.
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
A condition with abnormally high levels of CHOLESTEROL in the blood. It is defined as a cholesterol value exceeding the 95th percentile for the population.
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Salts or esters of LACTIC ACID containing the general formula CH3CHOHCOOR.
A pathologic condition of acid accumulation or depletion of base in the body. The two main types are RESPIRATORY ACIDOSIS and metabolic acidosis, due to metabolic acid build up.
Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Minor hemoglobin components of human erythrocytes designated A1a, A1b, and A1c. Hemoglobin A1c is most important since its sugar moiety is glucose covalently bound to the terminal amino acid of the beta chain. Since normal glycohemoglobin concentrations exclude marked blood glucose fluctuations over the preceding three to four weeks, the concentration of glycosylated hemoglobin A is a more reliable index of the blood sugar average over a long period of time.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Abnormally high potassium concentration in the blood, most often due to defective renal excretion. It is characterized clinically by electrocardiographic abnormalities (elevated T waves and depressed P waves, and eventually by atrial asystole). In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Abnormally low potassium concentration in the blood. It may result from potassium loss by renal secretion or by the gastrointestinal route, as by vomiting or diarrhea. It may be manifested clinically by neuromuscular disorders ranging from weakness to paralysis, by electrocardiographic abnormalities (depression of the T wave and elevation of the U wave), by renal disease, and by gastrointestinal disorders. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Excessive amount of sodium in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Acidosis caused by accumulation of lactic acid more rapidly than it can be metabolized. It may occur spontaneously or in association with diseases such as DIABETES MELLITUS; LEUKEMIA; or LIVER FAILURE.
BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver.
Solutions prepared for exchange across a semipermeable membrane of solutes below a molecular size determined by the cutoff threshold of the membrane material.
A diet which contains very little sodium chloride. It is prescribed by some for hypertension and for edematous states. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A test to determine the ability of an individual to maintain HOMEOSTASIS of BLOOD GLUCOSE. It includes measuring blood glucose levels in a fasting state, and at prescribed intervals before and after oral glucose intake (75 or 100 g) or intravenous infusion (0.5 g/kg).
FATTY ACIDS found in the plasma that are complexed with SERUM ALBUMIN for transport. These fatty acids are not in glycerol ester form.
A metallic element that has the atomic symbol Mg, atomic number 12, and atomic weight 24.31. It is important for the activity of many enzymes, especially those involved in OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Maintenance of a constant blood glucose level by perfusion or infusion with glucose or insulin. It is used for the study of metabolic rates (e.g., in glucose, lipid, amino acid metabolism) at constant glucose concentration.
A 29-amino acid pancreatic peptide derived from proglucagon which is also the precursor of intestinal GLUCAGON-LIKE PEPTIDES. Glucagon is secreted by PANCREATIC ALPHA CELLS and plays an important role in regulation of BLOOD GLUCOSE concentration, ketone metabolism, and several other biochemical and physiological processes. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 9th ed, p1511)
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Substances used to lower plasma CHOLESTEROL levels.
Sodium or sodium compounds used in foods or as a food. The most frequently used compounds are sodium chloride or sodium glutamate.
Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
The middle segment of proinsulin that is between the N-terminal B-chain and the C-terminal A-chain. It is a pancreatic peptide of about 31 residues, depending on the species. Upon proteolytic cleavage of proinsulin, equimolar INSULIN and C-peptide are released. C-peptide immunoassay has been used to assess pancreatic beta cell function in diabetic patients with circulating insulin antibodies or exogenous insulin. Half-life of C-peptide is 30 min, almost 8 times that of insulin.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Inorganic compounds derived from hydrochloric acid that contain the Cl- ion.
A chemical system that functions to control the levels of specific ions in solution. When the level of hydrogen ion in solution is controlled the system is called a pH buffer.
Lipid-protein complexes involved in the transportation and metabolism of lipids in the body. They are spherical particles consisting of a hydrophobic core of TRIGLYCERIDES and CHOLESTEROL ESTERS surrounded by a layer of hydrophilic free CHOLESTEROL; PHOSPHOLIPIDS; and APOLIPOPROTEINS. Lipoproteins are classified by their varying buoyant density and sizes.
Identification and measurement of ELEMENTS and their location based on the fact that X-RAYS emitted by an element excited by an electron beam have a wavelength characteristic of that element and an intensity related to its concentration. It is performed with an electron microscope fitted with an x-ray spectrometer, in scanning or transmission mode.
Inorganic salts of phosphoric acid.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Conditions with excess LIPIDS in the blood.
A white, crystalline powder that is commonly used as a pH buffering agent, an electrolyte replenisher, systemic alkalizer and in topical cleansing solutions.
A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
Fluids restored to the body in order to maintain normal water-electrolyte balance.
A condition of elevated levels of TRIGLYCERIDES in the blood.
A complex of gadolinium with a chelating agent, diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid (DTPA see PENTETIC ACID), that is given to enhance the image in cranial and spinal MRIs. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p706)
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
An amino sugar formed when glucose non-enzymatically reacts with the N-terminal amino group of proteins. The fructose moiety is derived from glucose by the "classical" Amadori rearrangement.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
A non-metal element that has the atomic symbol P, atomic number 15, and atomic weight 31. It is an essential element that takes part in a broad variety of biochemical reactions.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The long-term (minutes to hours) administration of a fluid into the vein through venipuncture, either by letting the fluid flow by gravity or by pumping it.
The balance of fluid in the BODY FLUID COMPARTMENTS; total BODY WATER; BLOOD VOLUME; EXTRACELLULAR SPACE; INTRACELLULAR SPACE, maintained by processes in the body that regulate the intake and excretion of WATER and ELECTROLYTES, particularly SODIUM and POTASSIUM.
A white crystal or crystalline powder used in BUFFERS; FERTILIZERS; and EXPLOSIVES. It can be used to replenish ELECTROLYTES and restore WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE in treating HYPOKALEMIA.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
Substances that lower the levels of certain LIPIDS in the BLOOD. They are used to treat HYPERLIPIDEMIAS.
An examination of chemicals in the blood.
Carbohydrates present in food comprising digestible sugars and starches and indigestible cellulose and other dietary fibers. The former are the major source of energy. The sugars are in beet and cane sugar, fruits, honey, sweet corn, corn syrup, milk and milk products, etc.; the starches are in cereal grains, legumes (FABACEAE), tubers, etc. (From Claudio & Lagua, Nutrition and Diet Therapy Dictionary, 3d ed, p32, p277)
Uptake of substances through the lining of the INTESTINES.
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
Compounds that inhibit HMG-CoA reductases. They have been shown to directly lower cholesterol synthesis.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
Method of analyzing chemicals using automation.
A benzothiadiazine derivative that is a peripheral vasodilator used for hypertensive emergencies. It lacks diuretic effect, apparently because it lacks a sulfonamide group.
A syndrome with excessively high INSULIN levels in the BLOOD. It may cause HYPOGLYCEMIA. Etiology of hyperinsulinism varies, including hypersecretion of a beta cell tumor (INSULINOMA); autoantibodies against insulin (INSULIN ANTIBODIES); defective insulin receptor (INSULIN RESISTANCE); or overuse of exogenous insulin or HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS.
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
The active sympathomimetic hormone from the ADRENAL MEDULLA. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic VASOCONSTRICTION and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the HEART, and dilates BRONCHI and cerebral vessels. It is used in ASTHMA and CARDIAC FAILURE and to delay absorption of local ANESTHETICS.
Solutions prepared for hemodialysis. The composition of the pre-dialysis solution may be varied in order to determine the effect of solvated metabolites on anoxia, malnutrition, acid-base balance, etc. Of principal interest are the effect of the choice of buffers (e.g., acetate or carbonate), the addition of cations (Na+, K+, Ca2+), and addition of carbohydrates (glucose).
The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.
Treatment process involving the injection of fluid into an organ or tissue.
Diminished effectiveness of INSULIN in lowering blood sugar levels: requiring the use of 200 units or more of insulin per day to prevent HYPERGLYCEMIA or KETOSIS.
Insulin formulations that contain substances that retard absorption thus extending the time period of action.
The fluid excreted by the SWEAT GLANDS. It consists of water containing sodium chloride, phosphate, urea, ammonia, and other waste products.
A pathological state in which BLOOD GLUCOSE level is less than approximately 140 mg/100 ml of PLASMA at fasting, and above approximately 200 mg/100 ml plasma at 30-, 60-, or 90-minute during a GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST. This condition is seen frequently in DIABETES MELLITUS, but also occurs with other diseases and MALNUTRITION.
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
Slender tubular or hairlike excretory structures found in insects. They emerge from the alimentary canal between the mesenteron (midgut) and the proctodeum (hindgut).
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus, primarily of TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS with severe INSULIN deficiency and extreme HYPERGLYCEMIA. It is characterized by KETOSIS; DEHYDRATION; and depressed consciousness leading to COMA.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
An endogenous substance found mainly in skeletal muscle of vertebrates. It has been tried in the treatment of cardiac disorders and has been added to cardioplegic solutions. (Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1996)
A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight [6.938; 6.997]. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
The appearance of an abnormally large amount of GLUCOSE in the urine, such as more than 500 mg/day in adults. It can be due to HYPERGLYCEMIA or genetic defects in renal reabsorption (RENAL GLYCOSURIA).
Abnormally high level of calcium in the blood.
Hypertonic sodium chloride solution. A solution having an osmotic pressure greater than that of physiologic salt solution (0.9 g NaCl in 100 ml purified water).
Red blood cells. Mature erythrocytes are non-nucleated, biconcave disks containing HEMOGLOBIN whose function is to transport OXYGEN.
Potassium or potassium compounds used in foods or as foods.
An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
A biguanide hypoglycemic agent used in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus not responding to dietary modification. Metformin improves glycemic control by improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p289)
Fats present in food, especially in animal products such as meat, meat products, butter, ghee. They are present in lower amounts in nuts, seeds, and avocados.
Abnormalities in the serum levels of LIPIDS, including overproduction or deficiency. Abnormal serum lipid profiles may include high total CHOLESTEROL, high TRIGLYCERIDES, low HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL, and elevated LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL.
A benzoic-sulfonamide-furan. It is a diuretic with fast onset and short duration that is used for EDEMA and chronic RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
A condition of HYPONATREMIA and renal salt loss attributed to overexpansion of BODY FLUIDS resulting from sustained release of ANTIDIURETIC HORMONES which stimulates renal resorption of water. It is characterized by normal KIDNEY function, high urine OSMOLALITY, low serum osmolality, and neurological dysfunction. Etiologies include ADH-producing neoplasms, injuries or diseases involving the HYPOTHALAMUS, the PITUITARY GLAND, and the LUNG. This syndrome can also be drug-induced.
The muscle tissue of the HEART. It is composed of striated, involuntary muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC) connected to form the contractile pump to generate blood flow.
Reduction of the blood calcium below normal. Manifestations include hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, Chvostek's sign, muscle and abdominal cramps, and carpopedal spasm. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Portable peritoneal dialysis using the continuous (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) presence of peritoneal dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity except for periods of drainage and instillation of fresh solution.
Short-chain fatty acids of up to six carbon atoms in length. They are the major end products of microbial fermentation in the ruminant digestive tract and have also been implicated in the causation of neurological diseases in humans.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
Therapy whose basic objective is to restore the volume and composition of the body fluids to normal with respect to WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE. Fluids may be administered intravenously, orally, by intermittent gavage, or by HYPODERMOCLYSIS.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Derivatives of ACETIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that contain the carboxymethane structure.
An essential amino acid that is physiologically active in the L-form.
An adenine nucleotide containing three phosphate groups esterified to the sugar moiety. In addition to its crucial roles in metabolism adenosine triphosphate is a neurotransmitter.
A small colorless crystal used as an anticonvulsant, a cathartic, and an electrolyte replenisher in the treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. It causes direct inhibition of action potentials in myometrial muscle cells. Excitation and contraction are uncoupled, which decreases the frequency and force of contractions. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1083)
An acidifying agent that has expectorant and diuretic effects. Also used in etching and batteries and as a flux in electroplating.
Derivatives of OXALIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that are derived from the ethanedioic acid structure.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.
An intermediate compound in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. In thiamine deficiency, its oxidation is retarded and it accumulates in the tissues, especially in nervous structures. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
Compounds or agents that combine with an enzyme in such a manner as to prevent the normal substrate-enzyme combination and the catalytic reaction.
A free radical gas produced endogenously by a variety of mammalian cells, synthesized from ARGININE by NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE. Nitric oxide is one of the ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT RELAXING FACTORS released by the vascular endothelium and mediates VASODILATION. It also inhibits platelet aggregation, induces disaggregation of aggregated platelets, and inhibits platelet adhesion to the vascular endothelium. Nitric oxide activates cytosolic GUANYLATE CYCLASE and thus elevates intracellular levels of CYCLIC GMP.
Spectroscopic method of measuring the magnetic moment of elementary particles such as atomic nuclei, protons or electrons. It is employed in clinical applications such as NMR Tomography (MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING).
Derivatives of propionic acid. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that contain the carboxyethane structure.
Major structural proteins of triacylglycerol-rich LIPOPROTEINS. There are two forms, apolipoprotein B-100 and apolipoprotein B-48, both derived from a single gene. ApoB-100 expressed in the liver is found in low-density lipoproteins (LIPOPROTEINS, LDL; LIPOPROTEINS, VLDL). ApoB-48 expressed in the intestine is found in CHYLOMICRONS. They are important in the biosynthesis, transport, and metabolism of triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins. Plasma Apo-B levels are high in atherosclerotic patients but non-detectable in ABETALIPOPROTEINEMIA.
The giving of drugs, chemicals, or other substances by mouth.
The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.
1-Deoxy-1-(methylamino)-D-glucitol. A derivative of sorbitol in which the hydroxyl group in position 1 is replaced by a methylamino group. Often used in conjunction with iodinated organic compounds as contrast medium.
A cardioactive glycoside consisting of rhamnose and ouabagenin, obtained from the seeds of Strophanthus gratus and other plants of the Apocynaceae; used like DIGITALIS. It is commonly used in cell biological studies as an inhibitor of the NA(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE.
A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium.
A condition of an abnormally low level of PHOSPHATES in the blood.
Single pavement layer of cells which line the luminal surface of the entire vascular system and regulate the transport of macromolecules and blood components.
A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability.
A class of compounds of the type R-M, where a C atom is joined directly to any other element except H, C, N, O, F, Cl, Br, I, or At. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Agents that promote the excretion of urine through their effects on kidney function.
The presence of albumin in the urine, an indicator of KIDNEY DISEASES.
Liquid chromatographic techniques which feature high inlet pressures, high sensitivity, and high speed.
The physiological widening of BLOOD VESSELS by relaxing the underlying VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE.
A non-essential amino acid present abundantly throughout the body and is involved in many metabolic processes. It is synthesized from GLUTAMIC ACID and AMMONIA. It is the principal carrier of NITROGEN in the body and is an important energy source for many cells.
Salts and esters of hydroxybutyric acid.
A diuretic and renal diagnostic aid related to sorbitol. It has little significant energy value as it is largely eliminated from the body before any metabolism can take place. It can be used to treat oliguria associated with kidney failure or other manifestations of inadequate renal function and has been used for determination of glomerular filtration rate. Mannitol is also commonly used as a research tool in cell biological studies, usually to control osmolarity.
A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of magnesium in the diet, characterized by anorexia, nausea, vomiting, lethargy, and weakness. Symptoms are paresthesias, muscle cramps, irritability, decreased attention span, and mental confusion, possibly requiring months to appear. Deficiency of body magnesium can exist even when serum values are normal. In addition, magnesium deficiency may be organ-selective, since certain tissues become deficient before others. (Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 12th ed, p1936)
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
A derivative of LOVASTATIN and potent competitive inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase (HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL COA REDUCTASES), which is the rate-limiting enzyme in cholesterol biosynthesis. It may also interfere with steroid hormone production. Due to the induction of hepatic LDL RECEPTORS, it increases breakdown of LDL CHOLESTEROL.
Portable or implantable devices for infusion of insulin. Includes open-loop systems which may be patient-operated or controlled by a pre-set program and are designed for constant delivery of small quantities of insulin, increased during food ingestion, and closed-loop systems which deliver quantities of insulin automatically based on an electronic glucose sensor.
Protein components on the surface of LIPOPROTEINS. They form a layer surrounding the hydrophobic lipid core. There are several classes of apolipoproteins with each playing a different role in lipid transport and LIPID METABOLISM. These proteins are synthesized mainly in the LIVER and the INTESTINES.
A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.
Gadolinium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Gd, atomic number 64, and atomic weight 157.25. Its oxide is used in the control rods of some nuclear reactors.
An oxidation product, via XANTHINE OXIDASE, of oxypurines such as XANTHINE and HYPOXANTHINE. It is the final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates, whereas in most other mammals URATE OXIDASE further oxidizes it to ALLANTOIN.
Naturally occurring or synthetic substances that inhibit or retard the oxidation of a substance to which it is added. They counteract the harmful and damaging effects of oxidation in animal tissues.
Solutions which, upon administration, will temporarily arrest cardiac activity. They are used in the performance of heart surgery.
The processes whereby the internal environment of an organism tends to remain balanced and stable.
The movement of ions across energy-transducing cell membranes. Transport can be active, passive or facilitated. Ions may travel by themselves (uniport), or as a group of two or more ions in the same (symport) or opposite (antiport) directions.
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
A diet that contains limited amounts of fat with less than 30% of calories from all fats and less than 10% from saturated fat. Such a diet is used in control of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. (From Bondy et al, Metabolic Control and Disease, 8th ed, pp468-70; Dorland, 27th ed)
Diabetes mellitus induced experimentally by administration of various diabetogenic agents or by PANCREATECTOMY.
Expenditure of energy during PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. Intensity of exertion may be measured by rate of OXYGEN CONSUMPTION; HEAT produced, or HEART RATE. Perceived exertion, a psychological measure of exertion, is included.
Disturbances in the ACID-BASE EQUILIBRIUM of the body.
A salt used to replenish calcium levels, as an acid-producing diuretic, and as an antidote for magnesium poisoning.
Hydrochloric acid present in GASTRIC JUICE.
Therapy for the insufficient cleansing of the BLOOD by the kidneys based on dialysis and including hemodialysis, PERITONEAL DIALYSIS, and HEMODIAFILTRATION.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and is a widespread central and autonomic neurotransmitter. Norepinephrine is the principal transmitter of most postganglionic sympathetic fibers and of the diffuse projection system in the brain arising from the locus ceruleus. It is also found in plants and is used pharmacologically as a sympathomimetic.
The calcium salt of gluconic acid. The compound has a variety of uses, including its use as a calcium replenisher in hypocalcemic states.
A condition characterized by an abnormally elevated concentration of KETONE BODIES in the blood (acetonemia) or urine (acetonuria). It is a sign of DIABETES COMPLICATION, starvation, alcoholism or a mitochondrial metabolic disturbance (e.g., MAPLE SYRUP URINE DISEASE).
The voltage differences across a membrane. For cellular membranes they are computed by subtracting the voltage measured outside the membrane from the voltage measured inside the membrane. They result from differences of inside versus outside concentration of potassium, sodium, chloride, and other ions across cells' or ORGANELLES membranes. For excitable cells, the resting membrane potentials range between -30 and -100 millivolts. Physical, chemical, or electrical stimuli can make a membrane potential more negative (hyperpolarization), or less negative (depolarization).
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
A pathological condition that removes acid or adds base to the body fluids.
A derivative of ACETIC ACID that contains two CHLORINE atoms attached to its methyl group.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
An antilipemic fungal metabolite isolated from cultures of Nocardia autotrophica. It acts as a competitive inhibitor of HMG CoA reductase (HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL COA REDUCTASES).
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
The movement of materials across cell membranes and epithelial layers against an electrochemical gradient, requiring the expenditure of metabolic energy.
ISOQUINOLINES with a benzyl substituent.
An enzyme that catalyzes the active transport system of sodium and potassium ions across the cell wall. Sodium and potassium ions are closely coupled with membrane ATPase which undergoes phosphorylation and dephosphorylation, thereby providing energy for transport of these ions against concentration gradients.
Sodium excretion by URINATION.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
The nonstriated involuntary muscle tissue of blood vessels.
The simplest of all peptides. It functions as a gamma-glutamyl acceptor.
The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.
A class of drugs that act by selective inhibition of calcium influx through cellular membranes.
A group of familial disorders characterized by elevated circulating cholesterol contained in either LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS alone or also in VERY-LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEINS (pre-beta lipoproteins).
The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
At admission: Age > 55 years WBC count > 16000 cells/mm3 Blood glucose > 11.11 mmol/L (> 200 mg/dL) Serum AST > 250 IU/100 ml ... BUN increased by 1.8 or more mmol/L (5 or more mg/dL) after IV fluid hydration Base deficit (negative base excess) > 4 mEq/L ... Serum LDH > 350 IU/L Within 48 hours: Serum calcium < 2.0 mmol/L (< 8.0 mg/dL) Hematocrit decreased by > 10% Oxygen (hypoxemia ...
21 to 27 mmol/L. the bicarbonate concentration in the blood at a CO2 of 5.33 kPa, full oxygen saturation and 37 Celsius.[11]. ... The blood can also be drawn from an arterial catheter. An ABG test measures the blood-gas tension values of the arterial ... Arterial blood for blood-gas analysis is usually drawn by a respiratory therapist and sometimes a phlebotomist, a nurse, a ... The sealed syringe is taken to a blood gas analyzer. If a plastic blood gas syringe is used, the sample should be transported ...
55 years Blood levels: PO2 oxygen < 60 mmHg or 7.9 kPa White blood cells > 15,000/µlitre Calcium < 2 mmol/litre Blood urea ... 10 mmol/litre The BISAP score (blood urea nitrogen level >25 mg/dl (8.9 mmol/L), impaired mental status, systemic inflammatory ... 55 Neutrophilia white blood cells > 15,000/µlitre Calcium < 2 mmol/litre Renal function (BUN) > 16 mmol/litre Enzymes lactate ... Other causes include high levels of blood fats, high blood calcium, some medications, and certain genetic disorders, such as ...
It is diagnosed based on a blood phosphate concentration of less than 0.81 mmol/L (2.5 mg/dL).[1] When levels are below 0.32 ... This includes most common respiratory alkalemia (a higher than normal blood pH from low carbon dioxide levels in the blood), ... Hypophosphatemia is an electrolyte disorder in which there is a low level of phosphate in the blood.[1] Symptoms may include ... White blood cell dysfunction, causing worsening of infections.. *Instability of cell membranes due to low adenosine ...
Hypokalemia (low blood potassium levels) commonly occurs during attacks; levels below 3.0 mmol/l are typically encountered. ... Hyperthyroidism increases the levels of catecholamines (such as adrenaline) in the blood, increasing Na+/K+-ATPase activity. ... the enzyme that moves potassium into cells and keeps sodium in the blood) leads to shift of potassium into tissues, and ... with thyroid function tests on the blood. These are normal in the other forms, and in thyrotoxicosis the levels of thyroxine ...
Navalny's results showed blood potassium levels of 7.1 mmol; blood potassium levels higher than 6.0 mmol (millimoles) per liter ... On 6 October OPCW confirmed presence of cholinesterase inhibitor from the Novichok group in Navalny's blood and urine samples. ... Deutsch, Anthony (6 October 2020). "Chemical weapons body confirms nerve agent Novichok in Navalny's blood". Reuters. Retrieved ... Test results obtained by Navalny's lawyers showed hightened levels of potassium in the blood, which can bring on cardiac arrest ...
Diagnosis is based on a blood level of magnesium greater than 1.1 mmol/L (2.6 mg/dL). It is severe if levels are greater than ... As well as nausea, low blood pressure, low blood calcium, abnormal heart rhythms and asystole, dizziness, and sleepiness. ... Hypermagnesemia is an electrolyte disorder in which there is a high level of magnesium in the blood. Symptoms include weakness ... Complications may include low blood pressure and cardiac arrest. It is typically caused by kidney failure or is treatment- ...
Normal blood calcium level is between 8.5 to 10.5 mg/dL (2.12 to 2.62 mmol/L) and that of ionized calcium is 4.65 to 5.25 mg/dL ... Hypocalcaemia, also spelled hypocalcemia, is low calcium levels in the blood serum.[5] The normal range is 2.1-2.6 mmol/L (8.8- ... Blood serum , 2.1 mmol/L (corrected calcium or ionized calcium)[1][3][2]. ... Physiologically, blood calcium is tightly regulated within a narrow range for proper cellular processes. Calcium in the blood ...
... low blood calcium (hypocalcemia), high blood uric acid (hyperuricemia), and higher than normal levels of blood urea nitrogen ( ... Symptoms usually do not manifest until levels are high (, 7 mmol/L) [normal 3.5-5.0 mmol/L] and they include *cardiac ... Tumor lysis syndrome is characterized by high blood potassium (hyperkalemia), high blood phosphate (hyperphosphatemia), ... In this respect, TLS is analogous to rhabdomyolysis, with comparable mechanism and blood chemistry effects but with different ...
... levels do not generally exceed 16.7 mmol/L (300 mg/dL). Blood sugar CSF/serum glucose ratio "MedlinePlus Medical ... of the concentration in blood. Therefore, normal CSF glucose levels lie between 2.5 and 4.4 mmol/L (45-80 mg/dL). ... However, elevated blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) result in elevated CSF glucose levels as the CSF glucose level is ... In addition, damage to small blood vessels during lumbar puncture (traumatic tap) can lead to an increased CSF glucose since ...
... normal concentration of haemoglobin in the blood is greater than 7 mmol/l. Calves with blood haemoglobin concentrations of ... Veal calves' dietary intake of iron was restricted to achieve a target haemoglobin concentration of around 4.6 mmol/l; ... below 4.5 mmol/l may show signs of increased disease susceptibility and immunosuppression. Alternative agricultural uses for ...
They also remove excess choline from the neurons back to blood. CTL1s occur only on the blood side of the barrier, but also on ... Phosphatidylcholine levels in the plasma of fasting adults is 1.5-2.5 mmol/l. Its consumption elevates the free choline levels ... Blood plasma choline levels in healthy fasting adults is 7-20 micromoles per liter (μmol/l) and 10 μmol/l on average. Levels ... Daily 8-20 g doses of choline, for example, have been found to cause low blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea and fish-like body ...
Low blood potassium, to levels of 1 to 2 mmol/L, may also occur. Cardiovascular abnormalities such as QRS complex widening and ... Reported blood abnormalities with its use include lymphopenia, eosinophilia, and atypical lymphocytosis. For short-term ... Intravenous potassium chloride may be required, however this may result in high blood potassium later in the course of the ... Other adverse effects noted with short-term use of Hydroxychloroquine include low blood sugar and QT interval prolongation. ...
... blood plasma glucose levels are generally maintained between 4 and 8 mmol/l (72 and 144 mg/dl). Although 3.3 or 3.9 mmol/l (60 ... A rise of blood glucose by more than 1.70 mmol/l (30 mg/dl) suggests insulin excess as the probable cause of the hypoglycemia.[ ... Deciding whether a blood glucose in the borderline range of 2.5-4.2 mmol/l (45-75 mg/dl) represents clinically problematic ... Children's blood sugar levels are often slightly lower than adults'. Overnight fasting glucose levels are below 3.9 mmol/l (70 ...
Blood Urea Nitrogen >28 mg/dL Glucose >252 mg/dL (14 mmol/L) Bicarbonate ...
... blood would be a reasonable screening test. If this is elevated (27 mmol/l or higher), blood gasses should be measured. To ... The most important initial test is the demonstration of elevated carbon dioxide in the blood. This requires an arterial blood ... the tightening of small blood vessels in the lung to create an optimal distribution of blood through the lung. Persistently low ... the production of red blood cells. This results in polycythemia, abnormally increased numbers of circulating red blood cells ...
Diagnosis is generally based on a blood phosphate levels of greater than 1.46 mmol/L (4.5 mg/dL). When levels are greater than ... Levels may appear falsely elevated with high blood lipid levels, high blood protein levels, or high blood bilirubin levels. ... It is considered severe when levels are greater than 1.6 mmol/l ( 5mg/dl). Phosphates in blood exist in a chemical equilibrium ... Hyperphosphatemia is an electrolyte disorder in which there is an elevated level of phosphate in the blood. Most people have no ...
Regular blood tests will be necessary to monitor improvement in clotting status.[citation needed] Rassweiler J, Teber D, Kuntz ... Raising the sodium at a rate of 1 mmol/L/hour is considered safe. Nausea and vomiting can be treated with intravenous anti- ... The oncotic pressure of blood will decrease as a result of the dilution of serum proteins, and this coupled with hypertension ... Inotropes may be employed judiciously to support blood pressure. Plasma expansion may be necessary if hypotension and low ...
... blood plasma glucose should not exceed 7 mmol/l or 126 mg/dL. Sustained higher levels of blood sugar cause damage to the blood ... where 4 mmol/l or 80 mg/dl is "optimal".) A subject with a consistent range above 7 mmol/l or 126 mg/dl is generally held to ... This is generally a blood sugar level higher than 11.1 mmol/l (200 mg/dl), but symptoms may not start to become noticeable ... Scientific journals are moving towards using mmol/l; some journals now use mmol/l as the primary unit but quote mg/dl in ...
Normal magnesium levels are between 0.6-1.1 mmol/L (1.46-2.68 mg/dL) with levels less than 0.6 mmol/L (1.46 mg/dL) defining ... low potassium levels in the blood, hypoparathyroidism which might result in low calcium levels in the blood, chondrocalcinosis ... Normal plasma Mg is 1.7-2.3 mg/dl (0.69-0.94 mmol/l). The kidneys regulate the serum magnesium. About 2400 mg of magnesium ... Low levels of magnesium in blood may be due to not enough magnesium in the diet, the intestines not absorbing enough magnesium ...
The normal serum level of potassium is 3.5 to 5 mmol/L. Generally, blood tests for kidney function (creatinine, blood urea ... Mechanical trauma during blood drawing can cause potassium leakage out of the red blood cells due to haemolysed blood sample. ... 5.5-5.9 mmol/L), moderate (6.0-6.4 mmol/L), and severe (,6.5 mmol/L).[3] High levels can also be detected on an ... Normal serum potassium levels are generally considered to be between 3.5 and 5.3 mmol/L.[3] Levels above 5.5 mmol/L generally ...
Normal potassium levels are between 3.5 and 5.0 mmol/L (3.5 and 5.0 mEq/L) with levels below 3.5 mmol/L defined as hypokalemia ... Blood pressure medications such as loop diuretics (e.g. furosemide) and thiazide diuretics (e.g. hydrochlorothiazide) commonly ... Normal potassium levels are between 3.5 and 5.0 mmol/L with levels below 3.5 mmol/L (less than 3.5 mEq/L) defined as ... Dividing mmol by 13.4 will give the potassium in grams. Treatment including addressing the cause, such as improving the diet, ...
This is also the case if a person's blood potassium is greater than 12 mmol/l. Those who are stiff with pupils that do not move ... If there is no improvement at this point or the blood potassium level is greater than 12 mmol/liter at any time, resuscitation ... Vasodilation increases blood flow to the skin, resulting in heat being lost to the environment. This produces the effect of ... The cold causes damage to small blood vessels in the skin. This damage is permanent and the redness and itching will return ...
DKA is typically diagnosed when testing finds high blood sugar, low blood pH and ketoacids in either the blood or urine. The ... Glucose levels usually exceed 13.8 mmol/L or 250 mg/dL. DKA is common in type 1 diabetes as this form of diabetes is associated ... If the dehydration is profound enough to cause a decrease in the circulating blood volume, a rapid heart rate and low blood ... Diabetic ketoacidosis may be diagnosed when the combination of hyperglycemia (high blood sugars), ketones in the blood or on ...
... is a low sodium level in the blood.[3] It is generally defined as a sodium concentration of less than 135 mmol/L ( ... A blood test demonstrating a serum sodium less than 135 mmol/L is diagnostic for hyponatremia.[29] The history and physical ... High protein levels, high blood fat levels, high blood sugar[4][5]. ... salt blood level) of less than 130 mmol/L. Hyponatremia has been reported in up to 30% of elderly patients in nursing homes and ...
Normal magnesium levels are between 1.46-2.68 mg/dL (0.6-1.1 mmol/L) with levels less than 1.46 mg/dL (0.6 mmol/L) defining ... Low levels of magnesium in blood may mean that there is not enough magnesium in the diet, the intestines are not absorbing ... Normal plasma Mg is 1.7-2.3 mg/dl (0.69-0.94 mmol/l). The kidneys regulate the serum magnesium. About 2400 mg of magnesium ... The diagnosis can be made by finding a plasma magnesium concentration of less than 0.6 mmol/L (1.46 mg/dl). Since most ...
High blood potassium does not generally result in adverse effects below a concentration of 6.5 to 7 mEq per liter. Therefore, ... A typical increase of potassium ion serum concentration on administration of suxamethonium is 0.5 mmol per liter. The increase ... It is not recommended in people who are at risk of high blood potassium or a history of myopathy. Use during pregnancy appears ... Severely high blood levels of potassium can cause changes in cardiac electrophysiology, which, if severe, can result in ...
The extracellular fluid (ECF) contains approximately 22 mmol, of which about 9 mmol is in the plasma. Approximately 10 mmol of ... Bone acts as a calcium storage center for deposits and withdrawals as needed by the blood via continual bone remodeling. An ... The concentration of calcium ions inside cells (in the intracellular fluid) is more than 7,000 times lower than in the blood ... the blood plasma, the extracellular and intracellular fluids, and bone. ...
A fasting blood sugar level of ≥ 7.0 mmol / L is used in the general diagnosis of diabetes. There are no clear guidelines for ... Diabetes can lead to elevated blood sugar levels, which in turn can lead to damage to the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, eyes ... not need insulin treatment for the first 6 months after diagnosis and have autoantibodies in the blood. Glutamic acid ...
A random blood sugar of greater than 11.1 mmol/l (200 mg/dl) in association with typical symptoms[23] or a glycated hemoglobin ... Intensive blood sugar lowering (HbA1c,6%) as opposed to standard blood sugar lowering (HbA1c of 7-7.9%) does not appear to ... Blood pressure lowering. Many international guidelines recommend blood pressure treatment targets that are lower than 140/90 ... Positive tests should be repeated unless the person presents with typical symptoms and blood sugars ,11.1 mmol/l (,200 mg/dl).[ ...
... radiography ng dibdib at mga pagsusuri sa dugo-kabilang ang isang kumpletong blood count, mga serum elektrolyte, lebel ng C- ... Urea (Ihi),7 mmol/l. 1. Respiratory rate (Bilis ng paghinga),30. 1. ...
血脂異常(高密度脂蛋白膽固醇HDL-C≤0.91mmol/L,甘油三酯TG≥2.22mmol/L),或正在接受調脂治療 ... Management of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes mellitus (PDF). American family physician. 2009, 79 (1
මේවාත් බලන්න: Blood lipids. Since cholesterol is insoluble in blood, it is transported in the circulatory system within ... The desirable LDL level is considered to be less than 100 mg/dL (2.6 mmol/L)[28], although a newer target of , 70 mg/dL can be ... 20.0 20.1 Lewington S, Whitlock G, Clarke R, et al (December 2007). "Blood cholesterol and vascular mortality by age, sex, and ... National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. සම්ප්‍රවේශය 2008-10-27.. *↑ van der Steeg WA (2008). "High-density lipoprotein ...
In the event of hypotension and/or lactate , 4 mmol/L, delivering an initial minimum of 20 ml/kg of crystalloid or 5mls/kg of ... Blood cultures obtained prior to antibiotic administration.. *serum lactate measured. *Broad-spectrum antibiotics administered ... Glucose control maintained below upper limit of normal (8.3 mmol/L) with an insulin sliding scale regime (usually short-acting ...
In response, the liver produces more LDL receptors, which remove circulating LDL from the blood. Statins effectively lower ... mmol/L mg/dL mmol/L , 18 total , 220 , 5.7 , 270 , 7.0 ... high blood pressure and a family history of cardiovascular ... in which the portal vein is connected to the vena cava to allow blood with nutrients from the intestine to bypass the liver.[38 ... and problems due to a decreased blood supply to the feet (such as gangrene).[4] Atherosclerosis risk is increased further with ...
... mmol/L), which far exceed the approximately 0.2 mmol/L limit from oral consumption.[42] The theories of mechanism are ... Simple tests are available to measure the levels of vitamin C in the urine and in serum or blood plasma. However these reflect ... Men in both studies on a diet devoid, or nearly devoid, of vitamin C had blood levels of vitamin C too low to be accurately ... Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin,[21] with dietary excesses not absorbed, and excesses in the blood rapidly excreted in the ...
உலக சுகாதார அமைப்பு கணித்துள்ள இரத்தசோகையை உறுதி செய்யும் வரையறுக்கப்பட்ட ஈமோகுளிபினின் அளவு[4] (1 g/dL = 0.6206 mmol/L) வயதும் ... இவ்வகையான சோதனை முறைகள் இலகுவில் செய்ய முடியாத இடங்களில் இரத்தப் பூச்சுக்களை (blood smear) நுணுக்குக்காட்டியில் பார்வையிடுதலும் ...
9.43 mg/g, 217.4 mmol/L. United States, Australia, Canada 1 permille (‰). 1/1000 g/mL = 1 g/L. 0.943 mg/g, 21.7 mmol/L. Austria ... Blood alcohol content, blood ethanol concentration, blood alcohol level, blood alcohol concentration, blood alcohol. ... Blood alcohol content (BAC), also called blood alcohol concentration or blood alcohol level, is a measurement of alcohol ... 1.06 cg/mL, 230 mmol/L 1 permille (‰). 1/1000 g/g = 1 mg/g. 1.06 mg/mL, 23 mmol/L. Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, ...
The fluctuation of blood sugar (red) and the sugar-lowering hormone insulin (blue) in humans during the course of a day with ... mmol/l(mg/dl). mmol/l(mg/dl). mmol/mol. DCCT % Normal. ,7.8 (,140). ,6.1 (,110). ,42. ,6.0 ...
Blood pressure[edit]. As of 2017[update], only limited evidence indicated any direct link between high blood pressure and gut ... 0.22 mmol/l) (4% decrease) in total cholesterol concentration, and a decrease of 7.7 mg/dl (0.2 mmol/l) (5% decrease) in serum ... bacteria or fungi in the blood), which can lead to sepsis, a potentially fatal disease.[4] ...
2-21 mmol/L sodium (lower than blood plasma). *10-36 mmol/L potassium (higher than plasma) ... 1.4-39 mmol/L phosphate. *Iodine (mmol/L concentration is usually higher than plasma, but dependent variable according to ... Stimulation by norepinephrine initially decreases blood flow to the salivary glands due to constriction of blood vessels but ... The resulting increased blood flow to the acini allows production of more saliva. In addition, Substance P can bind to ...
Because the reaction is slow, the Hb A1c proportion represents glucose level in blood averaged over the half-life of red blood ... Results are reported in g/L, g/dL or mol/L. 1 g/dL equals about 0.6206 mmol/L, although the latter units are not used as often ... Increased levels of this chemical are detected in the blood if red blood cells are being destroyed more rapidly than usual. ... Hemoglobin concentration measurement is among the most commonly performed blood tests, usually as part of a complete blood ...
... the absence of red blood cells in the urine, and a serum sodium concentration of less than 130 mmol/L.[3] ... altering blood flow and blood vessel tone in the kidneys. The kidney failure of HRS is a consequence of these changes in blood ... is that blood vessels in the kidney circulation are constricted because of the dilation of blood vessels in the splanchnic ... The syndrome involves constriction of the blood vessels of the kidneys and dilation of blood vessels in the splanchnic ...
40 mmol/L (Na+ having a valence of 1, 40 mmol/L = 40 mEq/L) greatly increases risk of central pontine myelinolysis (CPM), and ... Large amounts may result in fluid overload, swelling, acidosis, and high blood sodium.[1][2] In those with long-standing low ... 154 mEq of chloride ion = 154 mmol. Usage[edit]. For medical purposes, saline is often used to flush wounds and skin abrasions ... It has a slightly higher degree of osmolarity (i.e. more solute per litre) than blood (However, if you take into account the ...
In those with high blood sugar levels, insulin to bring it down to 7.8-10 mmol/L (140-180 mg/dL) is recommended with lower ... After six hours the blood pressure should be adequate, close monitoring of blood pressure and blood supply to organs should be ... high blood lactate, or low urine output may suggest poor blood flow.[10] Septic shock is low blood pressure due to sepsis that ... Blood products[edit]. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign recommended packed red blood cells transfusion for hemoglobin levels below ...
A fasting blood sugar level of ≥ 7.0 mmol / L is used in the general diagnosis of diabetes.[15] There are no clear guidelines ... Diabetes can lead to elevated blood sugar levels, which in turn can lead to damage to the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, eyes ... not need insulin treatment for the first 6 months after diagnosis and have autoantibodies in the blood.[5][3][4] ...
A random blood sugar of greater than 11.1 mmol/l (200 mg/dL) in association with typical symptoms[23] or a glycated hemoglobin ... Intensive blood sugar lowering (HbA1c,6%) as opposed to standard blood sugar lowering (HbA1c of 7-7.9%) does not appear to ... Positive tests should be repeated unless the person presents with typical symptoms and blood sugars ,11.1 mmol/l (,200 mg/dl).[ ... and maintaining blood glucose levels in the normal range.[24] Self-monitoring of blood glucose for people with newly diagnosed ...
... lowering systolic blood pressure by 3-4 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 2-3 mm Hg. The effect was larger when the dose ... Although the concentration of free cytoplasmic Mg2+ is on the order of 1 mmol/L, the total Mg2+ content of animal cells is 30 ... mmol/L[54] and in plants the content of leaf endodermal cells has been measured at values as high as 100 mmol/L (Stelzer et al. ... Kass L, Weekes J, Carpenter L (2012). "Effect of magnesium supplementation on blood pressure: a meta-analysis". Eur J Clin Nutr ...
... of 2 to 4 mmol/L. At water hardness above 5 mmol/L, higher incidence of gallstones, kidney stones, urinary stones, arthrosis, ... This can result in harmful exposure, including elevated blood lead levels. Lead is a known neurotoxin.[29] ... with decreased blood serum potassium concentration. Magnesium, calcium, and other minerals in water can help to protect against ... "Changes in Blood Lead Levels Associated with Use of Chloramines in Water Treatment Systems". Environmental Health Perspectives ...
The glucose is usually found to be between 35 and 60 mg/dl (1.8-3.1 mMol/L). The total CO2 is usually somewhat low as well, (14 ... mMol/L is typical), and if urine is obtained, high levels of ketones are discovered. Ketones can also be measured in the blood ... A high level of ketones in the blood, ketosis, is thus a normal response to hypoglycemia in healthy people of all ages. The ... Ketotic hypoglycemia is a medical term used in two ways: (1) broadly, to refer to any circumstance in which low blood glucose ...
Side effects may include allergic reactions, high blood potassium, volume overload, and high blood calcium.[2] It may not be ... 2-3 mEq of calcium ion = 1.5 mmol L−1. Ringer's lactate has an osmolarity of 273 mOsm L−1.[12] The lactate is metabolized into ... It is used for replacing fluids and electrolytes in those who have low blood volume or low blood pressure.[2] It may also be ... He hoped to identify the substances in blood that would allow the isolated heart to beat normally for a time.[17] The use of ...
Cochrane review concluded that long-term black tea consumption lowers the blood concentration of LDL cholesterol by 0.43 mmol/L ... Liu G, Mi XN, Zheng XX, Xu YL, Lu J, Huang XH (October 2014). "Effects of tea intake on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of ... of randomized controlled trials concluded that long-term consumption of black tea slightly lowers systolic and diastolic blood ...
... the underlying mechanism involves high blood pressure in the portal system and dysfunction of blood vessels.[3] Diagnosis is ... Water restriction is needed if serum sodium levels drop below 130 mmol L−1.[15] ... Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, hepatorenal syndrome, low blood sodium[2][3]. Causes. Liver cirrhosis, cancer, heart failure ... Routine complete blood count (CBC), basic metabolic profile, liver enzymes, and coagulation should be performed. Most experts ...
"Blood Tests". National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Retrieved 2019-04-27.. ... Results are reported in g/L, g/dL or mol/L. 1 g/dL equals about 0.6206 mmol/L, although the latter units are not used as often ... Because the reaction is slow, the Hb A1c proportion represents glucose level in blood averaged over the half-life of red blood ... Increased levels of this chemical are detected in the blood if red blood cells are being destroyed more rapidly than usual. ...
"Low Blood Glucose (Hypoglycemia) - NIDDK". nih.gov.. *^ Blauw, H; Keith-Hynes, P; Koops, R; DeVries, JH (November 2016). "A ... Plasma glucose at or above 11.1 mmol/l (200 mg/dl) two hours after a 75 g oral glucose load as in a glucose tolerance test. ... preventing the adequate blood supply needed for a firm erection. The nerve damage caused by poor blood glucose control can also ... Glycated hemoglobin (hemoglobin A1C) at or above 48 mmol/mol (≥ 6.5 DCCT %). (This criterion was recommended by the American ...
... s for those without diabetes and who are not fasting should be below 6.9 mmol/L (125 mg/dL).[7] The blood ... The blood sugar level, blood sugar concentration, or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose present in the blood of ... In a healthy adult male of 75 kg with a blood volume of 5 liters, a blood glucose level of 5.5 mmol/L (100 mg/dL) amounts to 5g ... In blood-glucose levels, insulin lowers the concentration of glucose in the blood. The lower blood-glucose level (a product of ...
... mmol O2/liter blood, rather than the partial pressure of O2) of the arterial blood. When the oxygen content of the blood is ... and the blood gas tensions in the pulmonary arterial (blue blood entering the lung on the left) and venous blood (red blood ... These microscopic air sacs have a very rich blood supply, thus bringing the air into close contact with the blood.[2] These air ... Blood or air with a high oxygen content is shown in red; oxygen-poor air or blood is shown in various shades of purple-blue. ...
Some have suggested this is where blood lactate reaches a concentration of 2 mmol/litre (at rest it is around 1).[3] The ... Accuracy of blood samples[edit]. Blood samples are a popular way of measuring the lactate blood concentration, however there ... Accurately measuring the lactate blood concentration involves taking blood samples (normally a pinprick to the finger, earlobe ... Lactate inflection point (LIP), is the exercise intensity at which the blood concentration of lactate and/or lactic acid begins ...
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Internationally and in scientific journals, blood glucose is typically expressed in millimoles per liter, or mmol/L. ... blood glucose readings are usually expressed in units of milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood, or mg/dL. ... For instance, a blood glucose of 100 mg/dL is 5.5mmol/L, 200mg/dL is 11.1 mmol/L and 300 mg/dL is 16.6 mmol/L. ... The easiest way to convert blood glucose from mmol/L to mg/dL is to multiply the value in mmol/L by 18 and change the units. ...
Raised fasting blood glucose (,=7.0 mmol/L or on medication)(age-standardized estimate) (Global Dementia Observatory (GDO)). ... Raised fasting blood glucose (,=7.0 mmol/L or on medication)(age-standardized estimate) (Global Dementia Observatory (GDO)) ... Data table: Raised fasting blood glucose (≥ 7.0 mmol/L or on medication)(age-standardized) Estimates by WHO Region (view.main. ... Data table: Raised fasting blood glucose (≥ 7.0 mmol/L or on medication)(age-standardized) Estimates by World Bank income group ...
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Differential temporal profile of lowered blood glucose levels (3.5 to 6.5 mmol/l versus 5 to 8 mmol/l) in patients with severe ... Differential temporal profile of lowered blood glucose levels (3.5 to 6.5 mmol/l versus 5 to 8 mmol/l) in patients with severe ... Blood glucose values below and above the predefined levels were significantly increased in the 3.5 to 6.5 mmol/l group, ... CONCLUSION: Maintaining blood glucose within 5 to 8 mmol/l appears to yield greater benefit during the first week. During the ...
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... had higher fasting blood glucose levels i.e., higher than , 7.0 mmol/L, though all participants were supposedly healthy. Hence ... on an average 1.2 mmol/L for males and 1.3 mmol/L for females) though their BMI (on an average 33 kg/m2) and body fat (on an ... fasting blood glucose based on a blood sample drawn from the right antecubital vein after an overnight fast, most often with ... The fasting blood glucose (FBG) showed a positive correlation with the WC. This is in line with a clinical report which states ...
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21 to 27 mmol/L. the bicarbonate concentration in the blood at a CO2 of 5.33 kPa, full oxygen saturation and 37 Celsius.[11]. ... The blood can also be drawn from an arterial catheter. An ABG test measures the blood-gas tension values of the arterial ... Arterial blood for blood-gas analysis is usually drawn by a respiratory therapist and sometimes a phlebotomist, a nurse, a ... The sealed syringe is taken to a blood gas analyzer. If a plastic blood gas syringe is used, the sample should be transported ...
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Blood lactate , 4 mmol/l 6. Basic deficit ... Blood loss =3/1 with crystalloid • Blood / blood products if ... Transfusion with whole blood is indicated very rarely. • Advantages : 1. Preservation of remaining whole blood components 2. ... Advantages : • Does not interfere with coagulation, blood grouping • Remains in blood for 4 to 5 hrs • Infusion of 1000ml ... Anticipation of ongoing blood loss ,100ml/min 6. Acute blood loss , 40% (2L crystalloid 3:1 ---  colloid 1:1 ) ...
Rates of hypoglycemic (capillary blood glucose, , or = 3.3 mmol/L [, or = 60 mg/dL]) and hyperglycemic (capillary blood glucose ... The overall rates of hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic episodes were 3.4 and 9.8 per 100 capillary blood glucose measurements, ... or = 16.5 mmol/L [, or = 300 mg/ dL]) episodes.. RESULTS: Of the patients, 23% experienced hypoglycemic episodes, and 40% ... 1.33 per 5.5 mmol/L), admission for infectious disease (RR, 2.14), and corticosteroid use (RR, 3.74; P , .05). Of 171 patients ...
  • Below is a protocol for calibration of creatinine concentration reported for whole blood to creatinine concentration in simultaneously collected venous serum or plasma. (nih.gov)
  • The NKDEP Laboratory Working Group has recommended that creatinine concentrations measured in whole blood should be adjusted and reported to providers as equivalent creatinine concentrations measured in simultaneously collected venous serum or plasma, where the serum or plasma measurements are traceable 1 to a high-level isotope dilution mass spectrometry (IDMS) Reference Method. (nih.gov)
  • 2 The purpose of this protocol is to provide manufacturers of whole blood creatinine measurement devices practical guidance regarding the calibration of their devices to an IDMS-traceable serum or plasma method. (nih.gov)
  • The protocol may also be used by laboratories reporting creatinine measured in whole blood to verify agreement of the measurement to an IDMS traceable serum or plasma method. (nih.gov)
  • Sensors for measurement of creatinine in whole blood used in clinical practice are enzyme-based biosensors with electrochemical detection. (nih.gov)
  • This protocol also assumes that the whole blood device has been shown to be linear toward creatinine concentrations over the manufacturer's claimed measurement range. (nih.gov)
  • Two additional intermediate concentrations should be prepared by admixture of the unadjusted, mid- and high-creatinine blood samples. (nih.gov)
  • Samples should be supplemented by addition of a concentrated stock solution of creatinine based on estimated water content of the whole blood sample, not the entire volume of whole blood. (nih.gov)
  • They also had lower HbA1c, fasting blood glucose, creatinine and LDL. (sages.org)
  • normal 135-145 mmol/L) and a slightly low calcium level of 2.15 mmol/L (normal 2.20-2.65 mmol/L). Creatinine clearance was calculated as 30 mL/min (Cockroft-Gault equation with adjusted body weight). (cmaj.ca)
  • During the second week, the incidences of intracranial pressure exceeding 20 mmHg and infectious complications were significantly decreased in the 3.5 to 6.5 mmol/l group. (uzh.ch)
  • Therefore, in practice, results obtained with whole blood and simultaneously collected serum or plasma often differ significantly, are usually sensitive to hematocrit, and correction for the presence of erythrocytes may be needed to force agreement between the whole blood and serum or plasma measurements. (nih.gov)
  • The serum electrolytes were all within normal ranges, and her calculated serum osmolality was elevated at 304 mmol/kg. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In view of the above, a diagnosis of non-ketotic hyperglycaemic hemichorea was made--serum glucose of 19 mmol/L, no ketones and with classic clinical and radiological findings. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • and serum lactate, 3.2 mmol/liter. (asm.org)
  • Blood gas analysis of arterial blood is primarily used to monitor carbon dioxide and oxygen levels related to pulmonary function, but is also used to measure blood pH and bicarbonate levels for certain metabolic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • and bicarbonate: 16 mmol/L). (cdc.gov)
  • Acidosis correction with a new 25 mmol/l bicarbonate/15 mmol/l lactate peritoneal dialysis solution. (nih.gov)
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a combined 25 mmol/L bicarbonate/15 mmol/L lactate-based solution (Bic/Lac), compared to a 35 mmol/L lactate solution (Lac)--the most commonly used solution for patients in southern Europe--on the venous plasma bicarbonate level in patients treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). (nih.gov)
  • An ABG test can also measure the level of bicarbonate in the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present study was conducted on healthy obese persons to determine: (i) the association between total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL cholesterol, total cholesterol/HDL ratio and fasting blood glucose (FBG) with (a) BMI, (b) waist circumference (WC) and (c) body fat and (ii) the presence of undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (based on fasting blood glucose) in the participants. (springer.com)
  • When each component of MetS was considered individually, associations between AGA and all five components of MetS (waist circumference, triglycerides, high-density lipoprotein-C, blood glucose, and blood pressure) were not statistically significant. (medscape.com)
  • Recently, the term 'metabolic syndrome' (MetS), which is a collection of clinical signs that focus on cardiovascular and diabetes-related phenotypes including increased waist circumference and elevated triglycerides (TG), high-density lipoprotein-C (HDL-C), glucose and blood pressure (BP), came into common usage, and its importance to increasing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes is being emphasized more and more. (medscape.com)
  • Peak VO 2 was also inversely associated with total cardiovascular disease risk, waist circumference, blood pressure, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol. (wikibooks.org)
  • Maternal high-fat diet led to increased food consumption, adiposity, systolic blood pressure, and triglycerides and plasma leptin in adult HF-Con offspring. (nature.com)
  • To convert mmol/l of triglycerides to mg/dl, multiply by 89. (healthboards.com)
  • For instance, a blood glucose of 100 mg/dL is 5.5mmol/L, 200mg/dL is 11.1 mmol/L and 300 mg/dL is 16.6 mmol/L. (livestrong.com)
  • At the ER for a fever, my daughter had a blood sugar of 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]. The doctor said it was probably from the apple juice and said we didn't need to worry. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • All blood work came back normal with the exception of a blood sugar reading of 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]. The ER doctor didn't seem too concerned and attributed the elevated reading to the apple juice and not eating. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Internationally and in scientific journals, blood glucose is typically expressed in millimoles per liter, or mmol/L. The same way you can convert your weight in kilograms to pounds, you can easily convert your blood glucose values from mmol/L to mg/dL. (livestrong.com)
  • mmol/l is millimoles/liter, and is the world standard unit for measuring glucose in blood. (healthboards.com)
  • A blood sodium test may also be used to detect the cause and help monitor treatment in people with:  D ehydration ,  excess fluid ( edema ), or  with a variety of symptoms (e.g., weakness, confusion, thirst and/or dry mucous membranes). (coursehero.com)
  • Blood sodium can be abnormal in many diseases. (coursehero.com)
  • Sodium 146 mmol/l and foamy urine? (medhelp.org)
  • We looked at some blood tests done half a year ago, and his sodium levels are a bit too high, 146 mmol/l. (medhelp.org)
  • The blood result of Sodium does not always determine the amount of Sodium in the body but acts as a marker for hydration level. (prezi.com)
  • Reduced sodium or salt intake reduces blood pressure in normotensive and hypertensive adults ('High' degree of certainty for each group). (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • Diabetes is a disease where your body cannot control its blood sugar levels properly a€" either because your body doesn't make enough (or any) insulin, or because your cells have become resistant to insulin. (amazonaws.com)
  • The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels (with the help of insulin that is secreted by pancreas) as a part of metabolic homeostasis. (amazonaws.com)
  • METHODS: In 228 propensity matched patients (age, sex and injury severity) treated in our intensive care unit (ICU) from 2000 to 2004, we retrospectively evaluated the influence of different predefined blood glucose targets (3.5 to 6.5 versus 5 to 8 mmol/l) on frequency of hypoglycaemic and hyperglycaemic episodes, insulin and norepinephrine requirement, changes in intracranial pressure and cerebral perfusion pressure, mortality and length of stay on the ICU. (uzh.ch)
  • IGI = 60-0 min insulin (µIU/mL)/60-0 min glucose (mmol/L). AST, aspartate aminotransferase. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • We assessed post-oral glucose load endothelial function (flow mediated dilation), plasma insulin, and blood glucose in 9 healthy subjects. (hindawi.com)
  • Oral glucose load does not induce endothelial dysfunction in healthy individuals with mean insulin and glucose values of 5.6 mmol/L and 27.2 mmol/L, respectively, 2 hours after glucose load. (hindawi.com)
  • CoQ10 can reduce the body's response to the blood thinner (anticoagulant) medicine warfarin (Coumadin) and can decrease insulin requirements in people with diabetes. (amazonaws.com)
  • Rosiglitazone is a thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agent that lowers blood glucose by improving target cell response to insulin, without increasing pancreatic insulin secretion. (drugs.com)
  • CGM, however, has continuous display of blood sugar and provides alarms for alerting the user of low and high blood sugar and integrates with insulin pump devices. (diabetes.ca)
  • 2.5 mmol/L), inappropriately elevated beta-cell polypeptides (insulin, proinsulin, and C-peptide levels), and a beta-hydroxybutyrate level of less than 2.7 mmol/L. (medscape.com)
  • You can track all relevant data for your therapy like blood glucose, carbohydrates, medication like insulin and so on quick in a simple data mask to make it visible on your Windows Phone device. (microsoft.com)
  • time format 24h or 12h am/pm You can use 'SiDiary Windows Phone' stand-alone, but this version can also enhance the pc-version - e.g. you can download readings from your blood glucose meter, insulin pump, blood pressure meter or pedometer with your pc-version and enter additional data on the way in your Windows Phone version. (microsoft.com)
  • You can use the calculators on this page to convert HbA1c and estimated average blood sugars. (diabetesdaily.com)
  • Her HbA1c has varied but from 43 to 48 mmol/mol (6 to 6.5). (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Convert blood sugar from mg/dl to mmol/L, convert blood sugar from mmol/L to mg/dl, convert blood glucose from HbA1c to average blood glucose.Calculate your blood sugar level. (etoolsage.com)
  • Since glucose binds slowly to Hemoglobin A (and decomposes at about the same rate), the HbA1c count is a good indicator of average blood glucose over a period of time. (medindia.net)
  • Using a retrospective cohort design, including Veterans with diabetes registered for the My Health e Vet patient portal who had not yet used the Web-based refill or SM features and who had at least one physiological measure (HbA1c, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, blood pressure) in 2009-2010 (baseline) that was above guideline recommendations (N=111,686), we assessed portal use between 2010 and 2014. (jmir.org)
  • When people with diabetes received DL-carnitine 0.5 mg per 2.2 pounds of body weight, high rates of cholesterol and triglyceride wrinkles in the blood fell from 25 to 39% in just ten days. (diabetes-types.com)
  • Multiple tests for specific blood components, such as a glucose test or a cholesterol test , are often grouped together into one test panel called a blood panel or blood work . (wikipedia.org)
  • During a physical examination, your doctor will often draw blood for chemistry and complete blood count (CBC) tests as well as a lipid profile, which measures cholesterol and related elements. (humanevents.com)
  • Medicines for high cholesterol (statins) and medicines that lower blood sugar cause a decrease of CoQ10 levels and reduce the effects of CoQ10 supplements. (amazonaws.com)
  • Dietary intake of b eta -glucan from oats or barley reduces blood cholesterol concentration (not assessable). (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • Dietary intake of wholegrain oats or oat bran reduces blood total and LDL cholesterol concentrations ('High' degree of certainty). (foodstandards.gov.au)
  • To convert mmol/l of HDL or LDL cholesterol to mg/dl, multiply by 39. (healthboards.com)
  • The system is for healthcare professionals and people with hypertension to noninvasively measure blood pressure, those with diabetes to measure blood glucose, and those with hypercholesterolemia to measure cholesterol, but not simultaneously. (alibaba.com)
  • An arterial-blood gas ( ABG ) test measures the amounts of arterial gases, such as oxygen and carbon dioxide . (wikipedia.org)
  • An ABG test measures the blood-gas tension values of the arterial partial pressure of oxygen , and the arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide , and the blood's pH . (wikipedia.org)
  • The machine used for analysis aspirates this blood from the syringe and measures the pH and the partial pressures of oxygen and carbon dioxide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other causes include high levels of blood fats, high blood calcium, some medications, and certain genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, among others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Early Goal Directed Therapy (EGDT) - The subjects' blood pressure and blood oxygen levels will be monitored via the insertion of a central venous catheter (CVC). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A heparinized venous whole blood sample from a healthy volunteer should be collected in heparin anticoagulated tubes and determined to be within the adult reference ranges for the following analytes. (nih.gov)
  • And remember that reflectance meters have a some error margin due to both intrinsic limitations and environmental factors, and that plasma readings are 15% higher than whole blood (as of 2002 most meters are calibrated to give plasma readings, thus matching lab readings, but this is a recent development), and that capillary blood is different from venous blood when it's changing, as after a meal. (healthboards.com)
  • In the United States, blood glucose readings are usually expressed in units of milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood, or mg/dL. (livestrong.com)
  • mg/dl (milligrams/deciliter) is the traditional unit for measuring bG (blood glucose). (healthboards.com)
  • When being tested for diabetes by a impaired fasting glycemia test, blood sugar levels will normally be taken after around eight hours of fasting. (amazonaws.com)
  • My pediatrician is having her re-tested (a fasting blood sugar), but says he is not concerned as she is healthy in all respects. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • This cross-sectional study in 2010-2011 aimed to measure the frequency of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in 127 subjects having fasting blood glucose (who.int)
  • Subjects presenting to a laboratory for analysis of fasting blood glucose for excluding diabetes mellitus underwent a 2-hour 75 g oral glucose challenge. (who.int)
  • A total of 40.6% of subjects with fasting blood glucose from 5.6-6.0 mmol/L had abnormal glucose regulation on the basis of the gold standard glucose challenge. (who.int)
  • Abnormalities of glucose metabolism including impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus can exist at fasting blood glucose results (who.int)
  • Some tests, such as those that measure glucose or a lipid profile , require fasting (or no food consumption) eight to twelve hours prior to the drawing of the blood sample. (wikipedia.org)
  • These factors include the BMI, central obesity and also raised fasting blood glucose levels. (springer.com)
  • Two hundred and four obese persons of both sexes from west India were assessed to determine the incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among them and to determine if the fasting blood glucose (FBG) levels had any correlation with the body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). (springer.com)
  • For overnight fasting plasma glucose levels, symptoms of hypoglycemia may develop when the blood sugar is below 60 mg/dL (3.33 mmol/L). (medscape.com)
  • Please note that you should perform several consecutive blood glucose tests and not rely on one single measurement. (amazonaws.com)
  • Results given in either the UK standard measurement of mmol/L or European standard mg/dL. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • The backlit display ensures your blood glucose values are easy to read and the illuminated strip insertion slot ensures simple and convenient measurement. (rapidtest-lab.com)
  • Detail of measurement chamber of a modern blood gas analyzer showing the measurement electrodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • The presence of erythrocytes may affect the whole blood measurement in other ways, for example, by hindering diffusion of analyte from bulk sample to the surface of the sensor, or by affecting the electrical conductivity between different elements of the electrochemical cell. (nih.gov)
  • Before you do you acid-base interpretation, it is important to do a little troubleshooting and make sure there are no measurement errors with your blood gas results. (washington.edu)
  • Meters are available that allow for measurement of ketones as well as glucose in the blood. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • A1C is a measurement of your average blood sugar control for the last two to three months and approximately 50 per cent of the value comes from the last 30 days. (diabetes.ca)
  • Moreover, the ergonomic design of blood pressure cuff ensure the accuracy of blood pressure measurement and comfort of the user. (alibaba.com)
  • Exercise may have a positive effect on risk factors which contribute to cardiovascular disease including: reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure, positive effects on lipid and glucose metabolism 3 . (wikibooks.org)
  • Patients used the 35 mmol/L lactate solution during baseline and follow-up periods. (nih.gov)
  • Many blood-gas analyzers will also report concentrations of lactate , hemoglobin , several electrolytes , oxyhemoglobin , carboxyhemoglobin , and methemoglobin . (wikipedia.org)
  • [5] Standard blood tests can also be performed on arterial blood, such as measuring glucose , lactate , hemoglobins , dys-haemoglobins, bilirubin and electrolytes . (wikipedia.org)
  • Cultures of blood and urine were negative for bacterial pathogens. (cdc.gov)
  • HCA and its derivatives are also present in human blood and urine. (nature.com)
  • When there are ketones in the blood they will also be found in the urine. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • Please see below for guidelines on how to interpret ketone test results in either the blood or the urine. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • Measuring for ketones in the blood gives an earlier and more accurate picture of ketones in the body than urine ketone testing. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • She was hyperglycaemic 19 mmol/L (normal range: 3.9-6.1 mmol/L), and she had no ketones in her urine. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) causes, symptoms, Diabetes mellitus is one of several persistent conditions causing high blood sugar levels. (amazonaws.com)
  • Diabetes blood sugar levels chart: what is a normal blood, Keep in mind that the blood glucose level before a meal for a non diabetic person and a person with prediabetes may be very similar. (amazonaws.com)
  • Blood glucose levels : testing and normal range, A blood glucose test measures the amount of a type of sugar, called glucose, in your blood. (amazonaws.com)
  • Diabetes, blurred vision, and high blood sugar levels, Blurred vision can also be a symptom of more serious eye problems. (amazonaws.com)
  • If blood sugar levels are either increased or decreased by a greater margin than expected this might indicate a medical condition. (amazonaws.com)
  • Dramatic changes of blood sugar levels have significant physical symptoms and will increase your risk of diabetes-related complications. (amazonaws.com)
  • Download your blood sugar levels log and keep track of your own blood sugar levels - write down all of your measured values. (amazonaws.com)
  • The next chart displays all possible blood sugar (glucose) levels along with a short explanation of what the indicators are. (amazonaws.com)
  • High blood sugar levels affect the arteries throughout the body, especially the organs which have the richest blood circulation: heart, brain, kidney, senses, nerves and other organs. (amazonaws.com)
  • Typical symptoms of high blood sugar levels (diabetes) are thirst, frequent urination and unexpected weight loss. (amazonaws.com)
  • Over the last six to eight months, her blood glucose levels have been increasing. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Recently, blood glucose levels have been up to 14 mmol/L (252 mg/dl) or so. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Are the steroids she is taking causing the high blood glucose levels? (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Many people think that there is no point in using a blood glucose meter because they believe that they know when their blood glucose levels are too high. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • INTRODUCTION: Hyperglycaemia is detrimental, but maintaining low blood glucose levels within tight limits is controversial in patients with severe traumatic brain injury, because decreased blood glucose levels can induce and aggravate underlying brain injury. (uzh.ch)
  • Blood glucose values below and above the predefined levels were significantly increased in the 3.5 to 6.5 mmol/l group, predominantly during the first week. (uzh.ch)
  • Blood sugar levels refers to the amount of glucose present in whole blood. (etoolsage.com)
  • Blood sugar levels falling consistently above 150 mg/dl are indicative of hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar.Persistent hyperglycemia results in diabetes mellitus. (etoolsage.com)
  • In type 2 diabetes, the body's cells can not properly absorb glucose, which leads to high levels of glucose in the blood. (diabetes-types.com)
  • This medicine is designed to lower blood sugar levels, but can not cure the disease. (diabetes-types.com)
  • Triglynn Mean Chain Reactions Based on the results of a short-term clinical trial that revealed moderate-chain triglyceride wrinkles MCTs lowered blood glucose levels, a group of researchers investigated the use of MCT to treat type 2 diabetics. (diabetes-types.com)
  • Blood sugar levels can be affected by food or beverages you have ingested recently, your current stress levels, medications you may be taking, and the time of day. (humanevents.com)
  • I measure my blood ketone levels because of. (bodybuilding.com)
  • Participants wore a 24-hour monitor on their arm, which tracked changes in blood glucose levels. (thesun.co.uk)
  • Blood tests were conducted every few hours to pick up any changes in fat levels as well as how well their livers were functioning and the production of brain chemicals like serotonin. (thesun.co.uk)
  • Protocolized Standard Care (PSC) - The subjects' blood pressure and blood oxygen levels will be monitored with standard equipment (without the CVC). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The USPSTF recommends screening and appropriate interventions for modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular events (overweight and obesity, physical inactivity, abnormal lipid levels, high blood pressure, and smoking). (aafp.org)
  • Mean blood sugar levels can be better understood from the following table. (medindia.net)
  • What is the normal response to high blood glucose levels? (brainscape.com)
  • Illness associated with vomiting and diarrhoea (for example, gastroenteritis) may result in low blood glucose levels. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • Illnesses, particularly those associated with fever, raise blood glucose levels because of higher levels of stress. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • Ketone testing should be done more frequently when your child with diabetes is unwell and particularly if blood glucose levels are above 15. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • Checking your blood sugar levels often and writing down, or using an app to track the results will tell you how well you are managing your diabetes. (medlineplus.gov)
  • You and your provider should set a target goal for your blood sugar levels for different times during the day. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Instead, a sensor is inserted just underneath your skin (usually the upper arm) and measures your blood sugar levels. (diabetes.ca)
  • Eating healthy, exercising and taking medication, if necessary, will help you keep your blood sugar levels within their target range. (diabetes.ca)
  • How often should you check your blood sugar levels? (diabetes.ca)
  • How frequently you check your blood sugar levels should be decided according to your own treatment plan. (diabetes.ca)
  • You and your health-care provider can discuss when and how often you should check your blood sugar levels. (diabetes.ca)
  • Checking your blood sugar levels is also called Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG). (diabetes.ca)
  • How do you test your blood sugar levels? (diabetes.ca)
  • How do you keep your blood sugar levels within their target range? (diabetes.ca)
  • Your target may not be the same as the examples in this blood sugar levels chart. (diabetes.ca)
  • A1C, before meal and after meal blood sugar levels are all important measurements of your diabetes control. (diabetes.ca)
  • When you are sick, your blood sugar levels may fluctuate and be unpredictable. (diabetes.ca)
  • During these times, it is a good idea to check your blood sugar levels more often than usual (for example, every two to four hours). (diabetes.ca)
  • A single high blood sugar during illness without any symptoms of diabetes is not clear evidence of diabetes. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • 9 mmol/l [250 mg/dl], but do not have symptoms of hyperglycemia, repeat the test. (fda.gov)
  • If the blood glucose level remains persistently high (more than 15 mmol/l) for a number of hours, a child will likely develop symptoms such as thirst, drinking a lot and going to the toilet frequently. (kidshealth.org.nz)
  • 2.78 mmol/L]) during the test should be accompanied by typical symptoms. (medscape.com)
  • Glucose and/or glucagon must be administered after blood sample withdrawal to abort hypoglycemic symptoms. (medscape.com)
  • This includes a CURB65 score, which uses the person's age, symptoms, blood pressure and a blood test to help decide how serious the risks are for that person, whether they need to stay in hospital and what treatment they should have. (nice.org.uk)
  • Blood sugar - wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. (amazonaws.com)
  • The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or an animal. (amazonaws.com)
  • With a small droplet of blood it will give you an accurate picture of your blood glucose level at the time of the test. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Unfortunately, this is often not true and unless your blood glucose level is very high. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • The SD CodeFree blood glucose testing machine gives an accurate picture of your blood glucose level at the time of the test. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • a blood sugar level below 70 mg/dl is low. (etoolsage.com)
  • Retain the third blood aliquot at the unadjusted hematocrit level. (nih.gov)
  • What is normal blood glucose level? (brainscape.com)
  • A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) is a device that checks blood sugar level continuously throughout the day and also uses a sensor inserted under your skin. (diabetes.ca)
  • A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) is a device that checks blood sugar level using a sensor inserted under your skin. (diabetes.ca)
  • Haemoglobin decrease was usually ≤ 1 mmol/l. (medscape.com)
  • Biomarkers included haemoglobin, red blood cells, platelet count, coagulation factors, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, interleukin-6, tumour necrosis factor alpha, lag time to copper-induced oxidation of plasma lipids and protein oxidation measured as 2-aminoadipic semialdehyde in plasma. (biomedsearch.com)
  • One example found that one twin might show no change in blood sugar if they exercised after a carbohydrate-rich meal, while the other twin's blood glucose after the same meal shot up if they hadn't had a good night's sleep. (thesun.co.uk)
  • Often fewer values with more information (meal description and time, exercise description and time, medicine dose and time) related to the blood sugar value are much more useful to help guide medicine decisions and dose adjustments. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The overall rates of hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic episodes were 3.4 and 9.8 per 100 capillary blood glucose measurements, respectively. (nih.gov)
  • The blood coagulation parameters suggested a disseminated intravascular coagulopathy. (asm.org)
  • The USPSTF recommends screening for abnormal blood glucose as part of cardiovascular risk assessment in adults aged 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese. (aafp.org)
  • Screen for abnormal blood glucose. (aafp.org)
  • Most of your blood work seems in the perfectly normal range. (medhelp.org)
  • Normal blood pressure reading, but it is considerd to be a bit high. (alibaba.com)
  • On physical examination, temperature is normal, blood pressure is 134/93 mm Hg, pulse rate is 71/min, and respiration rate is 18/min. (kevinmd.com)
  • Divide the remaining blood sample into three aliquots. (nih.gov)
  • Divide each blood sample, representing each of the three hematocrits, into three more aliquots. (nih.gov)
  • Conclusions -A local concentration of 5 mmol/L aspirin should be accepted as the lowest rational concentration for the beneficial in vitro effects of high-dose aspirin to be reproduced in clinical studies. (ahajournals.org)
  • Usually, you will test your blood sugar before meals and at bedtime. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Her respiratory rate was 20 breaths/min and her blood oxygen saturation was 98% on 15 litres oxygen. (bmj.com)
  • Many blood glucose meters allow the user to change the units from mmol/L to mg/dL by changing the settings as described in the instruction booklet. (livestrong.com)
  • Since we launched the SD Codefree in 2011, it has been one of the most popular blood glucose meters in the UK, due to its accuracy combined with the affordability of the replacement strips. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Quick and Easy to use - many meters will require you to enter a unique code every time you test but with the Gluco Navii Meter you just need to apply some blood to a test strip, insert it into the slot and the meter will automatically give you a reading in just 5 seconds! (homehealth-uk.com)
  • 1 x SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter - we are offering two types of meters. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • In part II of the study, the 3DLA model was used to investigate the effect of high-dose aspirin (5 mmol/L) on the adhesion and chemotaxis of monocytes and CD4 + lymphocytes and on the reactive proliferation of HCMSMCs. (ahajournals.org)
  • Dendritic cells (DCs) 3 are unique professional major APCs capable of stimulating resting T cells (TCs) in primary immune responses, and are more potent APCs than peripheral blood monocytes/macrophages or B cells ( 1 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • Upgraded meter from SD Biosensor, the makers of the top-selling SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • SD CodeFree Blood Glucose Meter will read the result automatically. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Please watch the video produced by Diabetest.co.uk about our NEW SD Codefree Blood Glucose Meter. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Benefits of the SD CodeFree Blood Glucose Meter? (homehealth-uk.com)
  • We had been giving her Tylenol and the ER gave her Motrin and ran a blood test to determine whether it was a bacterial or viral infection. (childrenwithdiabetes.com)
  • Blood tests are often used in health care to determine physiological and biochemical states, such as disease , mineral content, pharmaceutical drug effectiveness, and organ function. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is, therefore, important that students and physicians be able to interpret the results of arterial blood gas sampling, determine the patient's acid-base status and assess the adequacy of oxygenation. (washington.edu)
  • Test your blood sugar knowledge « blood sugar basics, Blood sugar basics: online knowledge quiz. (amazonaws.com)
  • The GlucoNavii Blood Glucose Meter is a compact hand held easy to ready meter, storing up to 500 test results. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Simply be using the lancing device to prick your finger, add a drop of blood onto the test strip, the GlucoNavii meter will show your result. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • From the drop-down menu, select whether you are a diabetic or not, then select your meter type and finish off with selecting the number of test strips you would like to go with your blood glucose meter starter pack. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Use the included lancing device to quickly prick your finger, add a drop of blood onto the test strip and then the SD CodeFree meter will automatically give a result. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Blood Glucose Test Strips ONLY for the SD Codefree 50 Strip Pack Are you a diabetic? (homehealth-uk.com)
  • However, if you have to test frequently you may find your fingers get sore and so there are diabetes monitors available (like the one we sell) which enable you to take blood from other parts of the body such as the palm, forearm or upper arm. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • Many blood glucose testing machines will require you to enter a unique code every time you test. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • However, with the SD CodeFree Meter you just need to apply some blood to a test strip. (homehealth-uk.com)
  • If the results of your blood test suggest that you have type 2 diabetes, your general practitioner may advise you to perform repeat tests before confirming your diagnosis. (diabetes-types.com)
  • For the novel by Jonathan Kellerman, see Blood Test (novel) . (wikipedia.org)
  • A blood test is a laboratory analysis performed on a blood sample that is usually extracted from a vein in the arm using a hypodermic needle , or via fingerprick . (wikipedia.org)
  • In some of the United States, a blood test is required before marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • The barcodes contain information that is used to identify the individual from whom the sample was taken and the blood test requested. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other specialized tests, such as the arterial blood gas test, require blood extracted from an artery . (wikipedia.org)
  • Blood tests results should always be interpreted using the ranges provided by the laboratory that performed the test. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon completion of a blood test analysis, patients may receive a report with blood test abbreviations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples of common blood test abbreviations are shown below. (wikipedia.org)
  • Analysis of 15 different blood test readings to provide information about overall health. (wikipedia.org)
  • An ABG test requires that a small volume of blood be drawn from the radial artery with a syringe and a thin needle , [1] but sometimes the femoral artery in the groin or another site is used. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you're like most of my patients, you've probably looked over the alphabet soup of acronyms and abbreviations in your blood test results and wondered what it all means. (humanevents.com)
  • So to empower my readers, here is a simplified guide to understanding your blood test results. (humanevents.com)
  • We assessed blood pressure, ECG, oral glucose tolerance test, calculations of body mass index (BMI) and homeostasis model assessment (HOMA), and biochemical parameters. (hindawi.com)
  • Hi I have recently get my Blood sugar test and in Test result came is PPS [/hexokinase] 150 mg/dl 70-120. (medindia.net)
  • The easiest way to convert blood glucose from mmol/L to mg/dL is to multiply the value in mmol/L by 18 and change the units. (livestrong.com)
  • Also, respiratory therapists are trained to extract arterial blood to examine arterial blood gases . (wikipedia.org)
  • Arterial blood gases play an important role in the work-up and management of critically ill patients and patients with a variety of pulmonary complaints and disorders. (washington.edu)
  • This primer describes a clinical approach to interpreting arterial blood gases. (washington.edu)
  • During venipuncture, pressure differences between the vein and the vacuum in the Vacutainer forces blood into the tube. (wikipedia.org)
  • At initial assessment, the patient's temperature was 36.7 °C, pulse 112 beats/min irregular, and blood pressure 91/71 mm Hg. (bmj.com)
  • Of the 1548 patients with established CVD, 50% were prescribed a combination of a blood pressure (BP)-lowering medication, a statin and an antiplatelet agent, and 9% were prescribed a BP-lowering medication and a statin but not an antiplatelet agent. (mja.com.au)
  • Anaphylaxis attacks can cause blood pressure to drop within minutes to a few hours and can be lethal if emergency treatment is not provided in a timely manner. (hindawi.com)
  • We summarized the general patient condition, clinical manifestations during attacks, and factors that influenced the manifestations, including the relationships between gender, age, etiology, and underlying diseases with the laboratory and clinical manifestations of anaphylaxis and among clinical manifestations, the relationship between blood pressure and multisystem involvement. (hindawi.com)
  • Anybody in his family have diabetes, kidney disease or high blood pressure? (medhelp.org)
  • Those with uncontrolled blood pressure at baseline who used Web-based refills were significantly more likely than nonusers to achieve control at follow-up with 2 (OR=1.07, CI: 1.01-1.13) or 3 (OR=1.08, CI: 1.02-1.14) more years of Web-based refill use. (jmir.org)
  • At his first few visits, orthostatic hypotension was noted (on 2 occasions, his blood pressure dropped from 115/55 mm Hg supine to 83/42 mm Hg standing, and from 127/70 mm Hg supine to 97/64 mm Hg standing) and was associated with dizziness when the patient stood up quickly or bent forward. (cmaj.ca)
  • The EasyTouch® BPGC Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitor is designed for in vitro diagnostic use only (external use only), and is suitable for self-testing. (alibaba.com)
  • The compact designed of our BP series products ensures users monitoring their blood pressure and heart rate anywhere, from office to on the go. (alibaba.com)
  • Easy-to-operate feature allows all ages of users checking theire blood pressure easily and quickly. (alibaba.com)
  • You may have low blood pressure. (alibaba.com)
  • Healthy and ideal blood pressure reading. (alibaba.com)
  • You may have high blood pressure (hypertension), consulting a doctor for further diagnosis. (alibaba.com)
  • On physical examination, temperature is 36.2 °C (97.2 °F), blood pressure is 110/58 mm Hg, pulse rate is 72/min, and respiration rate is 16/min. (kevinmd.com)
  • Blood pressure may be elevated by pain or decreased by dehydration or bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, if your reading is 12 mmol/L, you multiply 12 mmol/L by 18, which equals 216, and change the units to mg/dL: 216 mg/dL. (livestrong.com)
  • To convert mmol/l of glucose to mg/dl, multiply by 18. (healthboards.com)
  • 9 mmol/l [250 mg/dl] mean high blood glucose (hyperglycemia). (fda.gov)
  • this indicates severe hyperglycemia (high blood glucose). (fda.gov)