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glucose in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglucoseglu‧cose /ˈɡluːkəʊs $ -koʊs/ noun [uncountable]  DFNa natural form of sugar that exists in fruit
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glucoseSix subjects did not consent to a glucose tolerance test and tolerance was determined from fasting plasma glucose and insulin concentrations.Insulin therapy is started if blood glucose levels remain elevated despite following these measures.When audits have gone beyond counting activity alone they have focused mainly on blood glucose concentration as a proxy measure of outcome.For known diabetics the blood glucose can be rechecked four-hourly for at least the first 48 hours.In the Cardiff trial 14% of community care patients received regular general practitioner review and only 5% received yearly blood glucose estimations.The subjects had a continuous infusion glucose tolerance test.The activated lymphocytes are able to use up glucose extremely quickly.Food could be turned into energy via respiration, in which glucose is either derived from food or from photosynthesis.