deciliter


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  • noun

Synonyms for deciliter

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

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5 milligrams per deciliter in total cholesterol levels and 5.
The primary endpoint of the study was the percentage of patients who achieved and maintained a hemoglobin level between 11 and 12 grams per deciliter of blood for at least two consecutive weeks by study week 28.
In 1992 there were 667 cases of children with blood lead levels equivalent to 25 micrograms per deciliter (ug/dL).
In the group that had no previous treatment with an erythropoietic agent, 70 percent of patients had an erythroid response, with 49 percent classified as major response (defined as greater than or equal to 2 grams per deciliter (g/dL) increase from baseline hemoglobin or transfusion independence).
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad" cholesterol) levels were higher among those taking placebo than those taking statins (134 milligrams per deciliter vs.
July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott is reminding users of its FreeStyle(R) and FreeStyle Flash(R) blood glucose meters in the United States to check to make sure their meter is displaying the correct unit of measure (milligrams per deciliter, mg/dL) and strip calibration code each time they test.
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 group had high total cholesterol levels, ranging from 232 to 329 milligrams per deciliter.
In October 1991 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lowered the permissible limit on blood lead levels to 10 micrograms per deciliter of whole blood (ug/dl).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reduced the lead level "of concern" for children from 30 micrograms to 10 micrograms per deciliter of blood, but the suggest that even levels below 10 present a health risk, providing the first evidence that lead levels that low may impair kidney function.
Abbott Diabetes Care's blood glucose meters are designed to allow patients to display one of two standard units of measure; either milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), the U.
Their HDL scores rose even higher after they took torcetrapib twice a day--more than doubling from an average of 34 milligrams per deciliter of blood after taking only the inert pill to 70 mg/dl.
Another trial found Rezulin helped patients with average glucose levels of 215 milligrams per deciliter of blood - extraordinarily high - drop their blood sugar by about 50 milligrams.
Results of city-wide lead tests give only some indication of the level of contamination in area youngsters because in October of 1991, the level of contamination was lowered to a finding of 10 micrograms per deciliter.
They were eligible if they were diabetic and had HDL less than 36 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or if their LDL was greater than 130 mg/dL, or had been diagnosed with atherosclerotic vascular disease.