Which organ is a source of glucose for the blood?

Answer The liver stores excess glucose, and releases it into the blood when the alpha cells in the islets of Langerhans (tiny cells distributed throughout the pancreas) release glucagon into the bloodstre... Read More »

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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.

Which organ system makes blood cells?

Your skeletal system produces the blood cells in your body. Specifically, the red marrow inside some of your bones (your ribs, vertebrae, sternum, some of your pelvic bones, and the proximal ends o... Read More »

Blood sugar glucose please help?

Gestational Diabetes (Diabetic during pregnancy) is a warning sign that you have diabetic tendencies. So take care of yourself. :)Read the above posters comments. All your numbers are fairly normal... Read More »

What is high blood glucose?

Blood glucose--or blood sugar--delivers energy to every cell in your body. The body derives sugar from the foods we eat--namely carbohydrates found in grains, starches, fruits and vegetables. Blood... Read More »