Fasting Blood Sugar

Definition of Fasting Blood Sugar:

Blood is drawn before breakfast (i.e. after fasting), then the glucose (sugar) in the blood is measured.

Also: FBS

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Gymnena Sylvestre

...as a treatment
“...Function; Why it is Recommended: In studies, extracts of the plant have decreased fasting blood sugar levels, normalized blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides,) lowered insulin requirements and enhanced insulin production...”

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...the condition
“...Under the strict medical definition, hypoglycemia mainly refers to a drop in fasting blood sugar below 50mg% (normal range 70-90mg%)...”

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...relationship to Hypoglycemia
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