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Diabetic Hypoglycemia Volume 6, Issue 2, September 2013

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Severe hypoglycemia and health-related quality of life and the impact of hypoglycemia on cardiovascular parameters

Daniella Otway of the Diabetic Hypoglycemia Editorial Team

Diabetic Hypoglycemia September 2013, Volume 6, Issue 2: page 24-26

Impact of severe hypoglycemia on health-related quality of life in people with diabetes

To examine the relationship between between severe hypoglycemia and health-related quality of life in insulin-treated adults, Garber et al performed a post-hoc meta-analysis. Data were included from several large open-label, randomized, treat-to-target, 26- or 52-week clinical trials, in which people with type 1 diabetes (one study) and type 2 diabetes (five studies) were receiving once-daily insulin degludec or insulin glargine.