Tag Archives: Diabetes hypoglycemia

Anticipating and Preventing Severe Hypoglycemia

by John Zrebiec,  MSW, CDE Acting Chief,  Diabetes Mental Health and Counseling Services,  Joslin Diabetes Center It is no surprise that anyone with diabetes worries about long-term  complications, and many studies—especially the now-famous Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)—have confirmed … Continue reading

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Hypoglycemia or Low Blood Sugar: What Causes It?

by Nora Saul, M.S, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E. Low blood sugar occurs when there is too much insulin for the amount of glucose in the blood stream. This can happen if someone takes insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents and doesn’t eat … Continue reading

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Solving sleep problems with healthy habits

Sleep complaints are common among those with diabetes, according to Elizabeth Bashoff, M.D., Clinic Physician, at Joslin Diabetes Center.  “The important thing to do first is to pinpoint why you are not sleeping.” There are a wide variety of reasons … Continue reading

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