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glycemia

(glī-sē′mē-ă) [″ + haima, blood]
The level of sugar (glucose) in the blood.
glycemic, adjective

Glycemic

The presence of glucose in the blood.
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The Glycemic Index (GI) is a relative ranking of carbohydrate in foods according to how they affect blood glucose levels.
The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how quickly foods break down into sugar in the bloodstream compared to a reference food (glucose or white bread).
"By choosing more whole foods and avoiding highly processed foods, people can lower the glycemic index of their diet without having to calculate the exact GI or glycemic load of meals-something that is really tedious and even dietitians don't do," says Rachel Lustgarten, a registered dietitian nutritionist at Weill Cornell Medicine.
"While all treated and placebo subjects followed the same strict diet and exercise regimen, researchers noticed a clear degradation of the glycemic condition in the placebo group, while two thirds of InSea2 subjects improved their glycemic status over the six months of the trial period.
Chi-square test and boxplots were used for comparison of data and determining the relationship of microalbuminuria with glycemic control.
HbA1c is produced in this manner by the reaction between glucose and hemoglobin and is considered the standard for monitoring long-term glycemic control in patients with diabetes.
'We work in the areas of carbohydrate quality, doing randomized trials on glycemic index and plant-based diets that are higher in carbohydrates,' said senior study author John Sievenpiper.
This study has been planned for assessment of long-term glycemic control and association with psychological variables such as anxiety depression and stress among type 2 diabetic subjects.
A dietary factor that has been associated with acne is intake of food with a high glycemic index (the ranking on a scale of 0-100 of carbohydrate foods based on how fast they raise blood glucose levels and, therefore, insulin levels).
Background: Clonidine activates peripheral [alpha]-2 adrenoreceptors and influences glycemic levels.
If you're trying to avoid diabetes, is it better to eat fewer carbs or to stick to carbs with a low glycemic index?
And while recent studies have pointed to two aggravating factors --foods with a high glycemic index and skim milk--whether dietary changes can help control acne remains up in the air, Andrea Zaenglein, MD, said.