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Welcome to Diabetic Hypoglycemia

Welcome to Diabetic Hypoglycemia published by ESP Bioscience. Diabetic Hypoglycemia is an open-access online journal publishing review articles for healthcare professionals and allied professionals on all basic science and clinical aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of hypoglycemia in diabetes, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology and epidemiology.


Diabetic Hypoglycemia Volume 6, Issue 3, January 2014

Editorial

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The challenges of hypoglycemia in the community

Rory McCrimmon

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 1

This Editorial by Professor Rory McCrimmon highlights the key points in this issue's Feature Article, directing attention to the challenges faced by people with diabetes in the community setting.

Feature Article

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Meeting the challenges of hypoglycemia in the community

Linda Siminerio

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 2-6

Linda Siminerio describes the challenges and restrictions associated with diabetic hypoglycemia in the community and how these challenges are being met.

Clinical Case Study

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Severe hypoglycemia in end-stage renal disease in a patient with type 1 diabetes on hemodialysis

Sheila Cook, Ali Sharafi and Louise Moran

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 7-10

The difficulties encountered in managing a male Caucasian patient with type 1 diabetes and end-stage renal disease who is receiving hemodialysis.

Spotlight Article

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Hypoglycemia and cognitive decline in older people with type 2 diabetes: a bidirectional relationship

Geert Jan Biessels

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 11-14

Geert Jan Biessels reviews current evidence for a bidirectional relationship between hypoglycemia and cognitive decline in older people with type 2 diabetes.

In Profile

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In Profile – Elizabeth Seaquist

Daniella Otway of the Diabetic Hypoglycemia Editorial Team

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 15-17

In this issue of Diabetic Hypoglycemia, we interview Dr Elizabeth Seaquist, professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School in the USA, where she holds the Pennock Family Chair in Diabetes Research, and President of Medicine and Science for the American Diabetes Association.

Diabetes Treatment Review

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Glucagon for the treatment and prevention of severe hypoglycemia in people with diabetes

Daniella Otway of the Diabetic Hypoglycemia Editorial Team

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 18-22

This issue's Treatment Review focuses on glucagon as rescue treatment for severe hypoglycemia, the importance of glucagon in 'hypoboxes' in hospital wards and departments, and the use of glucagon in bihormonal closed-loop systems for the prevention of hypoglycemia.

News Article

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Residual ß-cell function and severe hypoglycemia, effect of hypoglycemia on thrombosis and inflammation, fasting glucose and nocturnal hypoglycemia, and role of insulin analogs and insulin pumps

Daniella Otway of the Diabetic Hypoglycemia Editorial Team

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2014, Volume 6, Issue 3: page 23-27

In this issue’s News Article, we present publications on residual β-cell function in type 1 diabetes, the association between fasting blood glucose and nocturnal hypoglycemia, and the rate of hypoglycemia with sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy. In addition, we discuss two abstracts presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 49th Annual Meeting.