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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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Consequently, glargine and detemir provide lower rates of hypoglycemia, particularly nocturnal hypoglycemia.
Insulin therapy and dietary adjustments to normalize glycemia and prevent nocturnal hypoglycemia after evening exercise in type 1 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial.
The goal is joint research in six research tasks concerning the study of mathematical methods for Magnetic Particle Imaging; entropy-like measures and quantification of system complexity; coarse-grain modelling for (bio)polymers; diagnostic tools for cardiac surgery; regularization methods for causality detection; meta-learning approach to Nocturnal Hypoglycemia prediction.
His insulin regimen was titrated during this hospital admission, and he had wide fluctuations in blood glucose and recurrent nocturnal hypoglycemia.
Expert are making this call in light of a not much noticed but very much dangerous crisis that is nocturnal hypoglycemia, more commonly known as night-time low blood sugar.
One possible explanation is that selenium supplementation actually exerted an antidiabetic (glucose-lowering) effect or enhanced the effect of the oral hypoglycemic drugs, which led to nocturnal hypoglycemia followed by rebound hyperglycemia in the morning.
PHOENIX -- Patients with type 1 diabetes given high doses of once-daily insulin degludec had fewer episodes of nocturnal hypoglycemia than did those who received a similar dose of insulin glargine, a meta-analysis of two randomized trials has shown.
The artificial pancreas also resulted in an 8-fold reduction of the overall risk of hypoglycemia, and a 20-fold reduction of the risk of nocturnal hypoglycemia," he added.
97% for insulin glargine and NPH insulin, respectively), 25% more patients attained a target HbA1c level of = 7% without experiencing nocturnal hypoglycemia with insulin glargine than with NPH insulin (p < 0.
Also in April, The Lancet featured two studies showing that Novo Nordisk's ultra-long-acting insulin degludec significantly reduces the rate of nocturnal hypoglycemia by 25%, compared with insulin glargine.
However this type of activity may increase the risk of nocturnal hypoglycemia afterwards.

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