Tuesday, July 15, 2008


Chronicle for Higher Education 7/15/08

* Research Compliance Officer
University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Arkansas)
(date posted: 7/15/2008)

I am not a medical doctor but I sure try to understand biology and effects of whatever but I would not suggest taking bad drugs.



what happens if the sugar goes to the brain? glucose to the brain? barriers?


positron emission tomography


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Brain glucose concentrations in poorly controlled diabetes mellitus as measured by high-field magnetic resonance spectroscopy .
Metabolism , Volume 54 , Issue 8 , Pages 1008 - 1013
E . R. Seaquist , I . Tkac , G . Damberg , W . Thomas , R . Gruetter

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Hyperglycemia and diabetes alter the function and metabolism of many tissues. The effect on the brain remains poorly defined, but some animal data suggest that chronic hyperglycemia reduces rates of brain glucose transport and/or metabolism. To address this question in human beings, we measured glucose in the occipital cortex of patients with poorly controlled diabetes and healthy volunteers at the same levels of plasma glucose using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Fourteen patients with poorly controlled diabetes (hemoglobin A1c = 9.8% ± 1.7%, mean ± SD) and 14 healthy volunteers similar with respect to age, sex, and body mass index were studied at a plasma glucose of 300 mg/dL. Brain glucose concentrations of patients with poorly controlled diabetes were lower but not statistically different from those of control subjects (4.7 ± 0.9 vs 5.3 ± 1.1 μmol/g wet wt; P = .1). Our sample size gave 80% power to detect a difference as small as 1.1 μmol/g wet wt. We conclude that chronic hyperglycemia in diabetes does not alter brain glucose concentrations in human subjects.

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Question: Levitation and Gravity

Levitation is when you achieve O or little gravity on Earth.

Mind over Matter.

Noveau XRF and x-ray radiography all in one

Possible New Invention if not already done

XRF and xray radiography all in one with the proper choice of sensors.

NanoProbe Biochemical Indicators and others

I am looking at the real tangible non sci fi non invasive no needles determination of the biochemical compositions of fluids and others like a miniaturized biochip or nanosensors or bionanosensor or nanoprobe in advance of microprobe.

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Monday, July 14, 2008

Variations of the Pontifical Academy of Medicine and Dentistry