from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to hypoglycemia.
- adj. Lowering the concentration of glucose in the blood: a hypoglycemic drug.
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- adj. Suffering from hypoglycemia.
- n. A sufferer of hypoglycemia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to hypoglycemia
And then, last Saturday, because it was the end of the week, and because I had written a lot, and because writing a lot makes a girl feel kind of hypoglycemic, I made another batch.
Because of these findings, some doctors are beginning to argue that more is not always better with glucose control, particularly when weighed against the downsides of intensive drug treatment, such as hypoglycemic episodes (potentially dangerous dips in blood sugar levels) and weight gain.
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Next comes insulin (by injection, for diabetes) at 13 percent, then oral anti-platelet agents (including aspirin, used for ischemic heart disease) at 13 percent and oral hypoglycemic agents (diabetes pills) at 10 percent of hospitalizations.
They said she had a hypoglycemic reaction and her heart seized.
I seem to recall standing once in court, saying to a judge that I have “nothing to say” about my having stolen a chocolate bar from a department store, too ashamed and embarrassed to dare mention being hypoglycemic at the time (since as a careful diabetic, I always carried my own sugar).
Most people still have some insulin production from those transplants and can keep their HbA1c (measurement for how much glucose -- blood sugar -- is attached to red blood cells) in the near normal range without severe hypoglycemic episodes.
If those patients are then prescribed higher doses, hypoglycemic episodes may occur, she says.
Think of an office, any office, all offices: summon their atmosphere, that permanent hypoglycemic midafternoon.
One brother, Henry, died on that day, while another Adam died six months later after falling into a hypoglycemic coma as result of diabetes.