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.
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

New self-powered, wearable patch allows non-invasive monitoring of glucose in sweat

New self-powered, wearable patch allows non-invasive monitoring of glucose in sweat

Researchers precisely describe effects of frequent genetic mutation in congenital hyperinsulinism

Researchers precisely describe effects of frequent genetic mutation in congenital hyperinsulinism

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Doctors and older patients should work together to dial back diabetes treatment, study suggests

Study: New oral drug helps control glucose, reduces need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes

Study: New oral drug helps control glucose, reduces need for insulin in patients with type 1 diabetes

Substances in coffee could help quash risk of developing diabetes

Substances in coffee could help quash risk of developing diabetes

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows

Multiple diabetes complications increase risk of hospital readmissions, research shows