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preprandial

 [pre-pran´de-al]
before meals.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

preprandial

(prē-prăn′dē-ăl) [″ + prandium, breakfast]
Before a meal.
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The goals were 60-90 mg/dL for fasting values, 60-105 mg/dL for preprandial values, and less than 140 mg/dL for postprandial values.
After a 1-month lead-in period with the subcutaneous regimen, 170 patients were randomized to a regimen of preprandial inhaled insulin using the Exuber, a system developed by Inhale Therapeutics, San Carlos, Calif.
After a 1-month lead-in period with the subcutaneous regimen, 170 patients were randomized to switch to preprandial inhaled insulin using the Exubera system developed by Inhale Therapeutics, San Carlos, Calif.; they also took a single bedtime subcutaneous dose of Ultralente.
Fasting and preprandial glucose levels can be reduced by decreasing hepatic glucose output using metformin and glitazones.
Once preprandial blood sugars are under control, patients may benefit from monitoring postprandial blood sugars, which provides another way of lowering [HbA.sub.1c] levels without running a high risk of hypoglycemia, Dr.
1.If something is preprandial, it is done or taken before what?
Wander down to one of the two drawing rooms (where it seems the number of sofas outnumbers the number of possible guests) for a preprandial drink and canapes (pray that the mini Waldorf salad is among them) then be shown to your table in the dining room with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the grounds.
(36) This is commonly defined as a decline in SBP [greater than or equal to]20 mm Hg within 2 hours of consuming a meal or decline of SBP to <90 mm Hg when preprandial SBP is >100 mm Hg.
Similarly, patients also had lower circulating uroguanylin levels at preprandial and all postprandial time points.
One subject required their dose of insulin to be changed due to significant hyperglycaemia (preprandial blood glucose levels > 16 mmol/L).
Regular insulin was the most prevalent preprandial agent (90.1%).
Blood glucose levels of our patient are under control about 94-142 mg/dL at near-normal preprandial levels, and hemoglobin A1C levels are under 7% with the treatment.