endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Complacent beliefs drive problematic hypoglycaemia


People with recurrent severe hypoglycaemia or impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia have a set of beliefs that normalise or minimise any concerns about their low blood glucose levels and prioritise avoidance of hyperglycaemia. Survey responses from about 2,000 US adults with type 1 diabetes found 37% reported impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia (IAH), 16% had recurrent severe ...

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