Interpreting A1C: Principles of the A1C Assay
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Interpreting A1C: Principles of the A1C Assay

[music] DR. SACKS: Hemoglobin A1C, which is also called A1C, is hemoglobin with glucose attached to the N-terminal valine of the beta-chain. Because red blood cells which contain the hemoglobin live for approximately 120 days, hemoglobin A1C reflects the average glucose over the preceding 8 to 12 weeks. For many years, blood glucose has been […]

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

DR. RODGERS: Being pregnant can give women joy like nothing else. But, for some, it can lead to gestational diabetes. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before but who develop high blood glucose (or blood sugar) […]

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Eating Oatmeal Everyday Does This To Your Body
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Eating Oatmeal Everyday Does This To Your Body

when you think of votes you think of them as an ingredient in breakfast cereals and oatmeal and maybe a delicious oatmeal cookie over the past decade oats have become an extremely popular health food according to health line oats are loaded with fiber ten point six grams and contain a van thermite which is […]

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Eating More Protein Would Do This To Your Body

9 Reasons To Eat More Protein There are so many reasons to eat protein. It’s great for gaining muscle, it’s great for dieting… but we get ahead of ourselves. Today, we’re going to explore the different reasons why YOU should eat more protein. Here’s some thing you should definitely do besides eat more protein– you […]

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Does the Keto Diet Actually Work?

There’s always some new diet touted as the one that will give you a celeb body in two weeks, and Keto Diet is currently making the rounds. But what is Ketogenesis? Did someone say Sega Genesis? Ketogenesis has a super scientific name, and a lot of science behind it… which is probably why people use […]

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