TITLE

Hypoglycemia

AUTHOR(S)
Fowler, Michael J.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Clinical Diabetes;Fall2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the fundamentals of diabetes management, focusing on hypoglycemia as a potential complication to diabetes treatment. It mentions that intensive treatment of diabetes brings the risk of lowering blood glucose levels excessively and causing hypoglycemia. The use of exogenous insulin to regulate glucose levels precludes the body's initial mechanism to prevent hypoglycemia and decreased insulin production.
ACCESSION #
35006747

 

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