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Management of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes


  • Jeff Unger

    (Director, Unger Primary Care Concierge Medical Group, Rancho Cucamonga, USA)


The rate limiting step of intensive diabetes management for patients with diabetes is treatment induced hypoglycemia. Thus, hypoglycemia remains a significant barrier in optimizing glycemic control and reducing long-term diabetes related complications including cardiovascular death, stroke, and all cause-mortality [1]. Cardiovascular (CV) events are the leading cause of death among patients with diabetes. The risk of CV death is twice that of patients without diabetes [2]. Severe hypoglycemia (resulting in cognitive impairment) can occur across a broad spectrum of A1C levels. Patients achieving near-normal glycemia

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  • Jeff Unger, 2018. "Management of Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes," Archives Of Diabetes & Obesity, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(4), pages 69-76, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:oajado:v:1:y:2018:i:4:p:69-76
    DOI: 10.32474/ADO.2018.01.000116

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