A method for learning how much glucose (sugar) there is in a blood sample taken after an overnight fast. The fasting blood glucose test is commonly used in the detection of diabetes mellitus. A blood sample is taken in a lab, doctor’s office, or hospital. The test is done in the morning before the person has eaten. The normal, nondiabetic range for blood glucose is from 70 to 110 mg/dl, depending on the type of blood being tested. If the level is over 140 mg/dl, it usually means the person has diabetes (except for newborns and some pregnant women).
- Glucuronosyltransferase, UDP-
Deficiency, UDP-glucuronosyltransferase, Gilbert’s Disease.
- Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker syndrome
A rare familial form of progressive dementia inherited in an autosomal dominant manner due to a mutant prion gene on chromosome 20pter-p12. Abbreviated GSS. Degeneration of the nervous system usually starts in the fourth or fifth decade of life with slowly developing dysarthria (difficulty speaking) and cerebellar ataxia (wobbliness) and later the progressive dementia become […]
- Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease
- Gerstmann-Straussler syndrome
- Gerstmann-Straussler disease