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Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women

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Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Credit: CC0 Public Domain An elevated pre-pregnancy hemoglobin A1c—which measures average blood glucose concentration—is associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes even in women without known diabetes, according …

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    Glucose acts as a double edged sword on longevity factor SIRT1

    Glucose acts as a double edged sword on longevity factor SIRT1 4

    During starvation, the longevity factor SIRT1 regulates glucose production and fat breakdown in the liver to provide energy to the body. Upon feeding, glucose dependent modification of SIRT1 (glycosylation), allows the liver to transit to a fed state, where it efficiently assimilates nutrients from the food to build cellular reserves …

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