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 »

Which non-renewable source is the nation's second leading source of energy?

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, natural gas is the second leading source of energy, accounting for 24 percent of energy in 2008. In third is coal which accounts fo... Read More »

Pediatric CKD & Low Blood Glucose?

Sometimes prescribed as an alternative treatment for children suffering from epilepsy, a pediatric cyclical ketogenic diet (CKD) purposely causes low blood glucose levels. A severe restriction of d... Read More »