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Blood sugar

In medicine, blood sugar is a term used to refer to levels of glucose in the blood.

Blood sugar concentration, or serum glucose level, is tightly regulated in the human body.

Glucose, transported via the bloodstream, is the primary source of energy for the body's cells.

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