News tagged with low blood glucose

Severe hypoglycemia cause identified

Cambridge scientists have identified the cause of a rare, life-threatening form of hypoglycaemia. Their findings, which have the potential to lead to pharmaceutical treatments for the disorder, were published today in the ...

Oct 06, 2011
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Are all home-based blood sugar tests equal?

(HealthDay)—Every day, millions of people with diabetes—both type 1 and type 2—rely on the results they get from their blood glucose meters to guide their treatment decisions. But, what if those test ...

Mar 07, 2014
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New measurement important complement to GI

Many people are careful to follow a low glycemic index (GI) diet. However, the glycemic index concept has some shortcomings, in the view of one young researcher, who has developed a complementary method, "glycemic profile," ...

Jun 28, 2011
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Experimental insulin drug prevents low blood sugar

An experimental insulin drug prevented low blood sugar among diabetic patients more often than a popular drug on the market, a new study finds. The results will be presented at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting ...

Jun 25, 2012
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