Blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar, is vital to your health! It’s an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and other tissues, and it’s also the main source of fuel for your brain.
But beware too much of a good thing! Too much glucose means you have diabetes, which can lead to serious health problems. Diabetes refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar. Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. (more…)