deciliter


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Synonyms for deciliter

a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

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For the first time a number of studies demonstrated that blood lead levels below 10 micrograms per deciliter, previously thought to be harmless, also lowered I.
If the animals' BUN concentrations are more than 12 milligrams per deciliter of blood, you're giving them dietary protein their bodies aren't using," Hammond notes.
Background: Despite dramatic declines in children's blood lead concentrations and a lowering of the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions level of concern to 10 [micro]g per deciliter (0.
9mg per deciliter (103 [+ or -] 12 nmol per liter) to 10.
Their average cholesterol level was 221 milligrams per deciliter of blood, which put them smack in the middle of the American cholesterol range, in the 51st percentile, the researchers reported.
The intensively managed patients had average blood sugar levels of 150 milligrams per deciliter--about 80 milligrams per deciliter lower than the levels observed in the conventionally managed patients.
That is defined as a reading of 20 micrograms per deciliter of blood.
Persons who consumed 3 grams daily of the soluble fiber in oat bran--the equivalent of a generous helping of cold oat bran cereals or hot oatmeal--were able to lower their cholesterol levels an average of 6 milligrams per deciliter in only three months or less.
The study revealed that Aranesp increased and maintained patient hemoglobin levels to the target level of greater than or equal to 11 grams per deciliter (g/dL) and reduced the need for red blood cell transfusions by almost half compared to placebo.
Researchers who analyzed 10 trials of patients with type 2 diabetes found that those who took cinnamon supplements lowered their fasting glucose levels by nearly 25 milligrams per deciliter.
6 milligrams per deciliter higher and LDL cholesterol levels 3.
The Results: All the childhood lead levels were below the currently accepted safe level of 10 micrograms per deciliter.
Intellectual impairment in children with blood lead concentrations below 10 pg per deciliter.
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.