FBS


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FBS

Abbreviation for fasting blood sugar.
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Fanconi-Bickel syndrome

A rare autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:227810) characterised by hepatorenal glycogen accumulation, proximal renal tubular dysfunction and impaired utilisation of glucose and galactose.

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of SLC2A2, which encodes a glycoprotein of the liver, islet beta cells, intestine and kidney epithelium that mediates facilitated bidirectional glucose transport.
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FBS

Fasting blood sugar. See Fasting glucose.
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FBS

Abbreviation for fasting blood sugar.
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FBS

Abbreviation for fasting blood sugar.
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As the demand for FBS trading services continued to grow, the company needed to review ways to improve low latency to trading platforms as well as improve customer experience.
The senior management team remains unchanged since the last review, with members of the team remaining as shareholders in FBS. Under a retention agreement the key senior managers will remain with the servicer for at least another three years.
'FBs removed during urgent EGD were mainly coins followed by disc batteries from the esophagus and the stomach,' said Dr Lawati, adding, 'Pins and needles being sharp and long (3-4 cm) were found in 23 children and only eight of them required urgent EGD.'
FBS's main stakeholder since its foundation, Paolo Strocchi, will continue to serve as CEO and shareholder, together with the top management and he will hold an overall stake of 10.0 percent.
Our study is the first of its type in Oman to describe the frequency of FB ingestion in children, the types of FBs ingested, the burden of endoscopic intervention, and the frequency of complications as seen in Royal Hospital, Oman.
X-ray studies of the neck, chest, and abdomen are routinely conducted to localize FBs. However, non-metallic FBs may not be visible in traumatic regions; metal FBs are much easier to visualize using imaging methods.
Up to 80% of adult FBs are fish bones, which have a dangerous predilection given their potential to penetrate tissue and cause additional injury to underlying structures.
'The education acquired in the FBS will make farmers competitive and prepare them for business opportunities,' Saliman said in a speech during the launch.
In a keynote address, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, represented by the Director, Plantation Development in the ministry, Mr Quadri Olalekan, explained that the FBS had helped farmers transit from peasant farming to agribusiness, stressing that it complemented the Federal Government's Agriculture Promotion Policy.
Many procedures have been proposed for removal of retained FBs: there is not a standardized procedure for this purpose because of different shapes, sizes, and materials of the retained objects.