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What does mg/dL stand for?

mg/dL stands for Milligrams per Deciliter

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In that time, 235 had diabetes (defined as being treated for the disease or having a glucose level of 126 milligrams per deciliter or higher at least once), 227 had an impaired fasting plasma glucose level (110 to 125 milligrams per deciliter) and 238 always had glucose levels within normal limits (less than 110 milligrams per deciliter).
In the study, heart attack rates were about 33 percent lower in statin takers whose LDL fell below 70 milligrams per deciliter of blood than in those with higher LDL.
Furthermore, people at the top end of that risk category, those with at least a 20 percent estimated chance of having a heart attack within a decade, should reduce their LDL to no more than 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) and, at their doctors' discretion, to 70 mg/dl or less.
The new FPG value is 126 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or greater, rather than 140 mg/dL or greater.
Those who received nurse counseling had an average LDL cholesterol level of 107 milligrams per deciliter, compared with 132 milligrams per deciliter among those who received usual care alone.
We'd begin cube feeding or increase it when the herd mean sample BUN levels dropped below 7 milligrams per deciliter of blood, or when 25 percent of the cows in the herd sample had a BUN concentration of less than 6 milligrams per deciliter of blood," Hammond recalls.