The blood sugar is the substance present in blood which is also called blood glucose. It is measured in levels, so its often called as blood sugar level or blood glucose level. It is a simple sugar present in the blood. In humans, the blood sugar level is about a teaspoon. It is stored in skeletal muscles and liver cells in the form of glycogen. The level of sugar in the blood depends on its level i.e glycogen stored in skeletal muscles and liver cells. That is the reason why it is often maintained at a constant level.
Our brain consumes about 60% of the blood sugar. Persistent elevation can cause toxicity, which causes cell dysfunction and the pathology grouped together which later leads to serious diabetes. It is transported from liver and intestines to the other parts of the body via bloodstreams. The level of blood sugar in your body is the lowest before you take the first meal of your day. It increases a bit for an hour or two later in the day. However, if its lower or higher than the normal range it is an indication of a serious medical issue. The higher level of sugar in blood is termed as hyperglycaemia, the lower level is termed as hypoglycemia.
Here are few early warning signs that your blood sugar is too high:
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