M2 EQUITYBITES-April 17, 2012-Lilly Diabetes partners with Walgreens to introduce diabetes hypoglycemia awareness campaign in the Indianapolis area(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Lilly Diabetes and drugstore chain Walgreens on Monday jointly announced the launch of a diabetes hypoglycemia awareness campaign to help combat the growing problem of hypoglycemia unawareness.
In addition, there is an attenuated sympathetic response, primarily involving epinephrine, which is largely responsible for the development or worsening of impaired hypoglycemia awareness.
16) As noted earlier, detection of these symptoms by the patient is often difficult since hypoglycemic episodes often occur during sleep, and many patients with DM have diminished or absent hypoglycemia awareness.
63) An educational intervention aimed at improving hypoglycemia awareness is also suggested.