Normal Red Blood Cell Count

(if you have anemia, your blood has fewer red blood cells than normal.) the normal range for men is 5 million to 6 million cells/mcl; for women it’s 4 million to 5 million cells/mcl. hb or hbg .. A normal red blood cell count for women is between 4.2-5.4 million red blood cells per microliter (million/ul), while a normal red…. The normal red blood cell (rbc) count is slightly different in men and women. read on to know about the normal rbc count range and what an increase or a decrease in it signifies.. (more…)

Red Meat Linked To Increased Diabetes Risk

Red-meat intake linked to increased risk of diabetes. eating more unprocessed and processed red meat over time raises risk of type 2 diabetes.. Eating red meat or darker cuts of poultry may be associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, with higher levels of consumption linked to higher risk, according to new results from the singapore chinese health study, published in the american journal of epidemiology.. The increase in risk associated with red meat/poultry was reduced by substituting them with fish/shellfish. in trying to understand the underlying mechanism for the role of red meat and poultry in the development of diabetes, the study also investigated the association between dietary heme-iron content from all meats and the risk of diabetes, and found a dose-dependent positive association.. (more…)