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Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2013 Dec;42(4):657-76. doi: 10.1016/j.ecl.2013.07.002.

Hypoglycemia.

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Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Southlake Regional Health Center, 309-531 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 6P5, Canada; Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1 King's College Cir, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada.

Abstract

Hypoglycemia remains a common problem for patients with diabetes and is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. This article summarizes our current knowledge of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, risk factors, and complications of hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes and discusses prevention and treatment strategies.

KEYWORDS:

Hypoglycemia; Hypoglycemia counterregulation; Type 1 diabetes; Type 2 diabetes

PMID:
24286945
DOI:
10.1016/j.ecl.2013.07.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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