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.
Tattoo sensor: A needleless glucose monitor for diabetes patients

Tattoo sensor: A needleless glucose monitor for diabetes patients

Faith-based diabetes support program launched by UTSA research team

Faith-based diabetes support program launched by UTSA research team

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

Researchers discover how intestinal bacteria can influence blood glucose and lipid concentrations

FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system

FDA permits marketing of Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring system

Advanced insulin pump system can also manage type 1 diabetes in children, study shows

Advanced insulin pump system can also manage type 1 diabetes in children, study shows

Wearable medical patch shows promise for early detection of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes

Wearable medical patch shows promise for early detection of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes

New study identifies the body's 'glucostat'

New study identifies the body's 'glucostat'

Hypoglycemia poses unaddressed threat to type 2 diabetes patients

Hypoglycemia poses unaddressed threat to type 2 diabetes patients

Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

First short-acting ‘follow-on’ insulin receives FDA approval to treat diabetes

First short-acting ‘follow-on’ insulin receives FDA approval to treat diabetes

CGMs may help minimize burden of hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes

CGMs may help minimize burden of hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes

Streamlined method for using CGM helps patients with diabetes maintain safe, stable glucose levels

Streamlined method for using CGM helps patients with diabetes maintain safe, stable glucose levels

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment to reduce risk of kidney cancer recurrence

Intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes patients can increase mortality risk, study finds

Intensive glucose control in type 2 diabetes patients can increase mortality risk, study finds

Scientific Statement captures evolving understanding of microvascular complications related to diabetes

Scientific Statement captures evolving understanding of microvascular complications related to diabetes

Key features that distinguish Brittle Type 1 Diabetes from stable T1D

Key features that distinguish Brittle Type 1 Diabetes from stable T1D

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

New study reveals novel gene involved in maintaining body weight

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

Special issue of Current Diabetes Review explores the management of diabetes in medically complex patients

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System for adult patients with diabetes

Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China

Researchers assess self-monitoring of blood glucose behavior among diabetes patients in China