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Diabetic Hypoglycemia Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2012


Hypoglycemia and cardiovascular outcomes

Brian M Frier

Diabetic Hypoglycemia June 2012, Volume 5, Issue 1: page 1-2

The feature article in the present issue by Elaine Chow and Simon Heller addresses the important topic of the cardiovascular consequences of hypoglycemia. The potential risks of hypoglycemia on the cardiovascular system are at last receiving serious consideration following exhaustive analysis of the outcomes of the large endpoint studies that have evaluated the risks and benefits of strict glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes who have an increased risk of coronary heart disease.