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To what does a glucose standard curve refer?

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A glucose standard curve refers to a series of blood glucose concentrations that are made after an insulin dose or a specific amount of food like carbohydrates are given, according to NCBI and G.D. Norsworthy of North Animal Hospital. The curve can be used to gauge how any injected amount of insulin performs on an individual cat.

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Glycemic glucose equivalent, or GGE, refers to blood glucose reaction to any specific food portion, according to NCBI. A glucose standard curve can be used to determine the GGE value of any kind of food. One of its setbacks is the possibility of stress of subject affecting the results, according to Vetsulin. Other than a glucose standard curve, other tools can be used for the aforementioned purposes.

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