Why would you give a glucose IV?

Answer Intravenous medication can be scary. Understanding the usage of the medication can take the fear out of it and help begin the healing process. This is especially true for a glucose IV.Medical Condi... Read More »

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How to Give Glucose to a Diabetic?

Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is a medical emergency. This condition can occur when someone gives themselves too much insulin, skipped meals or exercised heavily. Knowing how to give... Read More »

If the new glucose tattoos are approved, would you get one?

I'll tattoo my face on your @ss.Butt seriously, it's all hype. Infrared correlation to bG is too variable. The best approach is the direct correlative approach which is testing blood for glucose

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 »