from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abnormally low level of glucose in the blood.

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  • n. A too low level of blood glucose.

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  • n. abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet


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  • The onset of hypoglycemia is often not in the newborn period.

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  • "The trouble with hypoglycemia is you don't wake up," she says.

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  • A quick test of whether heart palpitations are due to hypoglycemia is to see whether drinking orange juice or consuming some other high-GI item makes them go away.

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  • So you can develop hypoglycemia, which is low blood sugar.

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  • Your sugars could have been so low after the 7.5 tsp of sugar as a consequence of reactive hypoglycemia, which is a sign of insulin resistance.

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  • For nonobese subjects, a state of low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, triggered a craving for high-calorie foods such as ice cream.

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  • When too much insulin is released into the blood stream, a person's blood sugar can become too low, a condition known as hypoglycemia.

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  • Reduction (STAR 3) trial occurred without an increase in the rate of hypoglycemia, which is the most prevalent clinical risk with intensive insulin management.

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  • "Additionally, injected rapid-acting insulin can take between four to eight hours to leave the system, sometimes resulting in hypoglycemia, which is listed as a serious concern for diabetics," says Frost

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  • An automatic system would be able to detect these drops in sugar, called hypoglycemia, and hold off giving insulin, which would drop the sugar levels even lower. children and adolescents who had type 1 diabetes and their blood sugar levels while using both the closed-loop system and the standard pump.



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