What is glucose composed of?

Answer Glucose is a compound made by the body to provide cells with energy and to maintain overall health. Commonly known as sugar, an imbalance in the body can lead to serious medical complications--incl... Read More »

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Is a disaccharide composed of glucose?

Disaccharides are composed of two monosaccharides (simple sugars) joined by a glycosidic bond. Glucose is one simple sugar; the others are fructose and galactose. Three common disaccharides are suc... Read More »

If for a diabetic person blurred vision is after taking food then it is due to high glucose or low glucose.?

It is usually from high blood sugar but it can also be from spiking real high and then crashing to a low. The only way to tell is to use your meter and test your blood. You would need to test bef... Read More »

Does the liver store glucose and the pancreas secrete glucose?

Liver convert glucose into glycogen and store the same in its cells (Glycogenesis). In the case of hypoglycemia, glucagon secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas converts glycogen into glucose and ... Read More »

I have 104 mg/dL fasting blood glucose and 285 mg/dL post prandial blood glucose. Am I diabetic?

The question is, why are you not asking your doctor this?Anyway, the link provided will explain your blood work.