Hypoglycemia News and Research

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Hypoglycemia, also called low blood glucose or low blood sugar, occurs when blood glucose drops below normal levels. Glucose, an important source of energy for the body, comes from food. Carbohydrates are the main dietary source of glucose.
UT Southwestern study sheds light on role of hormone ghrelin in blood glucose control

UT Southwestern study sheds light on role of hormone ghrelin in blood glucose control

New technique uses modified insulin and red blood cells to reduce blood sugar levels

New technique uses modified insulin and red blood cells to reduce blood sugar levels

Novel approach cures diabetes in mice for one year without side effects

Novel approach cures diabetes in mice for one year without side effects

New drug mimics health effects of exercise, say researchers

New drug mimics health effects of exercise, say researchers

Study: Artificial pancreas helps young children better control their diabetes

Study: Artificial pancreas helps young children better control their diabetes

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding instigate bonding between mothers and newborns

Study compares insulin pump therapy and injections in type 1 diabetes patients during Ramadan fasting

Study compares insulin pump therapy and injections in type 1 diabetes patients during Ramadan fasting

Article highlights link between diabetes and depression as likely cause for increased self-harm rates

Article highlights link between diabetes and depression as likely cause for increased self-harm rates

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

Liver shows positive response to leptin therapy in patients with partial lipodystrophy, study finds

Scientists find new way to detect prostate cancer by 'sniffing' urine

Scientists find new way to detect prostate cancer by 'sniffing' urine

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

Endocrine Society praises CMS decision to extend access to therapeutic CGMs

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

Why don’t patients always discuss hyperglycemia with their doctor?

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

New study aims to better define which type 2 diabetes patients benefit most from gastric surgery

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

Severe hypoglycemic episode in people with diabetes may increase risk for heart disease, death

Changes in size of mitochondria in subset of brain cells could be key to maintaining blood sugar

Changes in size of mitochondria in subset of brain cells could be key to maintaining blood sugar

Study finds reduction in HbA1c levels with in-home use of hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system

Study finds reduction in HbA1c levels with in-home use of hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

Study focuses on benefit of continuous glucose monitoring for diabetes patients on MDI insulin therapy

Study focuses on benefit of continuous glucose monitoring for diabetes patients on MDI insulin therapy

FDA expands approved use of G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

FDA expands approved use of G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

Bionic pancreas system manages blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes living at home

Bionic pancreas system manages blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes living at home