Category: Diabetes

What Does Ketone Levels in Urine and Blood mean?

What is ketones? Ketones are end products of burning fatty-acids (fats) in the body, the medical term is (fatty acid metabolism). Ketone bodies in urine are Acetone, acetoacetate and beta-hydroxybutyric acid. Ketones in the body urine and blood come from liver and completely processed and only negligible amount appear in urine, but when carbohydrates in unavailable or he body unable to use Carbs. then the fatty acids become the predominant source of body fuel. As the body increases its usage of fatty acids, the burning product increased, I mean ketones of course, and liver will leave excess amounts to go...

My A1c 10 and Blood Glucose 150, what does this mean?

The A1c test measures the average glucose (blood sugar) in the blood by assessing the amount glycated hemoglobin. “Hemoglobin” is a protein fulfills red blood cells. When glucose enters the bloodstream, it binds to hemoglobin molecule, this process makes the hemoglobin to be “glycated”. An A1C level below 5.7 percent is considered normal. see: A1c chart. Consequently, A1c 10 is very high this means high average blood glucose over past 3 months not a measure of today’s hgb A1c. Therefore you may fix your sugar level today but you have been neglected in the treatment of diabetes treatment in recent...

What is C-Peptide Test? (C-Peptide Levels meaning, charts)

C-peptide test is a medical test which helps determines how much insulin the pancreas is producing. C-peptide test measures insulin-connecting-protein called C-peptide in the blood. ALL C-Peptide FAQs Questions and simple answers about c-peptide test requirements and needs as well as the general medical terms related to the C-peptide lab test. Medical Terms Insulin C-Peptide, Proinsulin C-Peptide; C-Terminal Insulin, Connecting peptide, and serum C-peptide. Is C peptide a hormone? No, C-peptide is a kind of connecting proteins, as c-peptide role is to connect insulin units at the beginning of manufacturing insulin inside pancreas  beta cells. But, Insulin is a hormone helps...

What Does High Hemoglobin A1c but Normal Blood Sugar Mean?

Many diabetes patients results may show unexpectedly high A1c levels while blood sugar levels is normal. This is the second problem about A1c we discuss here. The first issue was: Normal A1c and elevated blood sugar levels Doctors and patients may still confused abut Hgb A1c results that seen elevated when the fasting and 2hPPG results are normal in the same day. Many reasons are behind the abnormal correlation between Hemoglobin A1c levels and blood glucose levels: Hemoglobin A1c Vs BS levels Firstly, let’s revise some essential information about hemoglobin A1c results if you’re already know you can skip this...

What Does Normal A1c and High Blood Sugar mean?

10 causes of Normal A1c and High Blood Sugar in the blood test results. In this short publication we will try to unclear the wrong information about Hb A1c test results. We must remove misconceptions about Hemoglobin A1c test with other blood sugar tests. First: In the previous topics we learned about: What is the meaning of the word hemoglobin A1C? It aims to introduce you in the meaning of the letters “A1C” and why this name is set for this test. Read the full article at: What Does A1c Stand For? Remember that: A1c is a test used for measuring...