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hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

 (hī′pō-glī-sē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low level of glucose in the blood.

hy•po•gly•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ poʊ glaɪˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally low level of glucose in the blood.
[1890–95; hypo- + glyc(o)- + -emia]
hy`po•gly•ce′mic, adj.

hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī′pō-glī-sē′mē-ə)
An abnormally low level of sugar in the blood, usually caused by too much insulin and resulting in weakness and dizziness.

hypoglycemia

a condition in which the level of glucose in the blood is abnormally low. — hypoglycemic, adj.
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hypoglycemia

Low blood sugar, which can cause anxiety, tremors, weakness, and even unconsciousness and death.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoglycemia - abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
insulin reaction, insulin shock - hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperglycaemia, hyperglycemia - abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
Translations
hypoglykemiamatala verensokeri
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hipoglicemia

hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

n. hipoglicemia, hipoglucemia, disminución anormal del contenido de glucosa en la sangre.

hypoglycemia

n hipoglucemia
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The continuous glucose monitoring system is useful for detecting unrecognized hypoglycemias in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes but is not better than frequent capillary glucose measurements for improving metabolic control.
Hypoglycemia is one of the most serious complications associated with glucose-lowering therapy and is a barrier to initiating, intensifying, and optimizing therapy, as well as long-term adherence.
Reports collected from a series of focus groups provide greater insight into the impact of hypoglycemia on the daily lives of patients with T1DM or T2DM (N = 18).
Hypoglycemia is associated with important DM-related outcomes, such as poor glycemic control, likely resulting from modification and adjustment to the treatment plan.
12,13) Data from the Kaiser Permanente of Northern California registry showed that, compared with patients without hypoglycemia, patients with T2DM who had experienced single or multiple episodes of hypoglycemia requiring hospitalization or emergency department care had a graduated increase in risk for cognitive impairment: 1 episode (HR, 1.
Definition of hypoglycemia Although there is no consensus on the definition of hypoglycemia in DM, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) currently defines hypoglycemia as a blood glucose level <70 mg/dL.