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Beta Cell Function and Glucose Tolerance in Nondiabetic Patients with Kidney Dysfunction

The results of insulin release and glucose tolerance across a sample with declining kidney function… Insulin resistance is not uncommon to see when looking at patients with declining kidney function or chronic kidney disease (CKD). Insulin resistance progressively worsens with respect to kidney function decline. Although insulin resistance and chronic …

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Does ICP Impact on Glucose Tolerance, Dyslipidemia and Fetal Growth in Pregnancy?

Researchers measured the changes in glucose and lipid concentrations in women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) and studied the influence on fetal growth…. A team of British and American researchers conducted a prospective study comparing metabolic outcomes in cholestastic and uncomplicated singleton pregnancies at two university hospitals in the …

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Tattoo-Based Sensor Detects Glucose Levels

An ultra-thin, flexible sensor that sticks to the skin like a temporary tattoo can detect a person’s blood glucose levels… “The sensor represents the first example of an easy-to-wear flexible tattoo-based epidermal diagnostic device combining reverse iontophoretic extraction of interstitial glucose and an enzyme-based amperometric biosensor,” the researchers wrote. In …

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