Blood glucose in the diabetic rises and stays above normal.The healthy person regulates their glucose back to normal.
Every cell in the body needs a supply of glucose to maintain respiration and generate energy for all of its processes. A drop of blood is placed on a test strip and the monitor displays the blood glucose concentration.


Levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood are closely controlled by two hormones; insulin and glucagon.
It causes the liver to convert glycogen back to glucose and to release glucose into the bloodstream.
They are then given a drink containing 75g of glucose and their blood glucose level is monitored over the next two hours.





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