Diabetes

Updated 04 November 2014

What does blood sugar level mean?

Blood sugar level means the amount of glucose in the blood. Glucose is needed by the body as the basic energy fuel for all cells.

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Blood sugar level means the amount of glucose in the blood. Glucose is needed by the body as the basic energy fuel for all cells. Most of the glucose in the blood comes from the digestion of carbohydrates.
 

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