Hypoglycemia

Deprescribing Antidiabetic Drugs: The Crowdsourced Opinion

Did Medscape readers agree with Dr Vega's plan of care for an elderly woman who is experiencing hypoglycemia? Medscape Family Medicine

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Health Tip: Managing Reactive Hypoglycemia

-- Reactive hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar after a meal, says Mayo Clinic. The condition has a variety of causes, from drinking alcohol to metabolic disorders. People with reactive hypoglycemia may have symptoms including weakness,...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Mayo Clinic, Alcohol

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Nasal Glucagon A 'huge Advance' For Caregivers

Treating a loved one who is having an episode of severe hypoglycemia can be a frightening experience. Dr Anne Peters discusses the promising use of recently approved nasal glucagon. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes, Endocrinology

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Great News For Patients With Dangerously Low Blood Sugar

Xeris Pharmaceuticals shares were halted briefly on Tuesday after the firm announced that it has received regulatory approval from the FDA for Gvoke, its treatment of severe hypoglycemia in pediatric...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Food And Drug Administration

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Use Of Pain Reliever Tramadol May Up Risk For Hypoglycemia

MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 -- Use of the widely prescribed opioid tramadol is associated with a greater risk for developing hypoglycemia compared with almost every other opioid, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in Scientific...
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Popular Opioid Painkiller Linked To Low Blood Sugar Condition

A popular opioid painkiller called tramadol has been linked to an increased risk of developing hypoglycemia, a condition in which one’s blood sugar is unusually low. The study comes from the University of California San Diego, where...
Related topics: Painkillers, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research

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Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-lowering Therapy

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 -- Intensive glucose-lowering therapy is prevalent among U.S. adults with diabetes and results in hospitalizations and emergency department visits for hypoglycemia, according to a study published online Aug. 15 in the Mayo...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Diabetes Overtreatment Seriously Endangers Health

A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events.
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Too Much Of A Good Thing Can Be Dangerous, Finds Researchers Investigating Hypoglycemia

For people with diabetes, taking medications and monitoring their blood sugar is part of the rhythm of their daily lives. However, according to new research from Mayo Clinic, more than 20% of adult patients in the U.S. are likely treated too...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Mayo Clinic

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Nurse-led Quality Initiative Cuts Hypoglycemia In Icu Patients

FRIDAY, Aug. 9, 2019 -- Nurse-driven root cause analysis is associated with a substantial reduction in hypoglycemia in the intensive care unit, according to a study published in the August issue of in Critical Care Nurse. Krista E. Shea, M.S.N.,...
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Health Tip: Living With Hypoglycemia

-- Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood sugar is too low, says the Hormone Health Network. People with diabetes often develop hypoglycemia, but it is possible for people without diabetes to become hypoglycemic, as well. It's a good idea to discuss...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Hormones, Diabetes

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New Study Reports That Hypoglycemia Risks Are Reduced With Diabetes Self-management Education And...

A new systematic review of evidence published in the August 2019 issue of The Diabetes Educator shows the impact of diabetes education in reducing hypoglycemia events and/or symptoms.
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes

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Needle Unneeded With New Hypoglycemia Treatment

(MedPage Today) -- FDA approves intranasal glucagon spray
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Fda Approves First Noninjection Glucagon Therapy

THURSDAY, July 25, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first noninjection glucagon therapy for emergency treatment of severe hypoglycemia, the agency announced late yesterday. Baqsimi nasal powder, which was approved for...
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Low Glucose Levels At Hospital Discharge Tied To Poor Outcomes

WEDNESDAY, May 8, 2019 -- Patients with diabetes who have hypoglycemia or near-normal glucose values during the last day of hospitalization have higher rates of 30-day readmission and postdischarge mortality, according to a study published online...
Related topics: Diabetes, Medical Research

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Novel Hypoglycemia Metrics Detail 'artificial Pancreas' Benefits

(MedPage Today) -- Methods go "beyond the A1c" to show how closed-loop system reduces episodes of low blood glucose
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Medical News Today: What To Know About Diabetic Shock

Diabetic shock occurs when a person’s blood sugar levels become dangerously low. Diabetic shock is not a medical term, but people sometimes use it to refer to severe hypoglycemia. This article provides an overview of this condition and its...
Related topics: Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose)

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Medical News Today: Diabetes: Could Targeting This Protein Prevent Hypoglycemia?

Could targeting the protein neuronostatin prevent or treat dangerous low blood sugar in people with diabetes who use insulin? A new study investigates.
Related topics: Diabetes, Proteins, Blood Sugar (glucose), Insulin, Medical Research

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Type 1 Diabetics Often Unaware Of Low Blood Sugar Episodes

FRIDAY, March 29, 2019 -- When you have type 1 diabetes, keeping track of your blood sugar levels can be challenging. But new research suggests that seniors might really have trouble avoiding low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia. In fact, many...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Blood Sugar (glucose), Medical Research

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Older Adults Still Struggle With Hypoglycemia

(MedPage Today) -- Endocrine Society issued new diabetes clinical practice guidelines for older adults
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