Latest hypoglycemia Stories
For nearly two years, a New York woman would randomly begin acting as though she were drunk or crazy, until doctors at the Mount Sinai Medical Center discovered the cause of her malady -- a rare, mysterious tumor on her pancreas that caused her blood sugar to unexpectedly plummet.
Kids Wish Network sent 12 year-old Gabriel Colon, who suffers from severe Type 1 Diabetes and Hypoglycemia, on an all-expenses-paid vacation to Cedar Point Amusement Park in Ohio. Orlando,
Animas Corporation announced today further promising results from the second phase of human clinical trials of a first-generation closed-loop insulin delivery system in development.
Insulin degludec (Tresiba), a new ultra-long-acting insulin, has a similar or reduced risk of recurrent hypoglycemia-- low blood sugar-- compared with the commercially available insulin glargine.
A study of older adults with diabetes mellitus (DM) suggests a bidirectional association between hypoglycemic (low blood glucose) events and dementia.
Diabetes-associated episodes of low blood sugar may increase the risk of developing dementia, while having dementia or even milder forms of cognitive impairment may increase the risk of experiencing low blood sugar.
Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...
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