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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Blood Sugar’

Millions of Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled by the FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that Nova Diabetes Care has voluntarily recalled its glucose test strips. The recalled strips are marketed under the “Nova Max Blood Glucose Test Strips” and “Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter Kits” brands. The FDA estimates that the recall affects up to 62 million Nova test strips manufactured from December 2011 and …

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Blood Sugar Levels of “Normal” Could Still Cause Brain Shrinkage

Neurologists have found that even people with blood sugar that is within the “normal” range can sustain blood sugar-related brain damage. According to the study, which was published this week in the journal American Academy of Neurology, people with blood sugar levels on the high end of the “normal” range could be at risk for brain shrinkage and dementia as …

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