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Diabetic Hypoglycemia Volume 1, Issue 3, January 2009


The lows and highs of diabetic brain damage: What do we really know?

Professor Christopher Ryan of the Editorial Board

Diabetic Hypoglycemia January 2009, Volume 1, Issue 3: page 1-2

A large body of research, much of it beginning more than 50 years ago, led health professionals to focus their attention on the potentially deleterious effects of hypoglycemia on the brain, and to warn their patients about the dangers of having blood glucose levels that were ‘too low‘. It now appears that blood glucose levels being too high for too long may be far more dangerous to the patient.