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Latest Diabetic hypoglycemia Stories

2009-05-08 09:46:49

Low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, poses a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN).

2009-04-15 09:16:22

Diabetics who suffer severe hypoglycemia may be at greater risk of developing dementia.

2009-04-15 07:44:09

Having hypoglycemic (low blood sugar level) episodes that are severe enough to require hospitalization are associated with a greater risk of dementia for older adults with type 2 diabetes, according to a study in the April 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on diabetes.

2009-04-14 09:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) episodes that require a visit to the hospital are associated with increased risk of dementia in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a Kaiser Permanente Division of Research study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Though not a randomized clinical trial, this study provides additional information for the debate about how tightly blood sugar should be controlled in patients with...

2008-12-01 17:12:16

A majority of diabetics avoid physical activity because they worry about exercise-induced hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, Canadian researchers said. Our findings confirmed our clinical suspicion, study co-author Dr. Remi Rabasa-Lhoret of the University of Montreal said in a statement.

2006-06-14 07:26:12

By Martha Kerr WASHINGTON, DC (Reuters Health) - Repeated episodes of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) that are severe enough to cause a loss of consciousness or seizures do not appear to affect intellectual (cognitive) function.

2006-03-08 11:36:01

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A 10-second maximal sprint after moderate-intensity exercise reduces the risk of postexercise hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in young people with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes, according to a study.

2006-03-08 11:35:00

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A 10-second maximal sprint after moderate-intensity exercise reduces the risk of postexercise hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in young people with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes, according to a study.

2005-11-29 14:00:55

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drop in levels of blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, that are severe enough to cause seizures or coma in young children with type 1 diabetes does not appear to result in impairments in mental ability (cognition) or behavior, according to results of a new study.

2005-11-04 11:37:06

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have an overnight drop in blood sugar on days when they get exercise, according to a new study.


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