hypoglycemia awareness

hypoglycemia awareness

(hī'pō-glī-sē'mē-ă ă-wār'nes),
subjective appreciation of autonomic warning signs resulting from a significant drop in plasma glucose.
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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.
I usually find that 7-10 days after setting target blood glucose levels higher, the patient can regain hypoglycemia awareness.
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.
Avoidance of hypoglycemia restores hypoglycemia awareness by increasing beta-adrenergic sensitivity in type 1 diabetes.