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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: How Is Hypoglycemia Treated?

By Nora Saul, M.S, R.D., L.D.N., C.D.E. In the first two blogs on low blood sugar, I talked about the symptoms of hypoglycemia and the cause. Now let’s talk about the steps you should take to treat low blood glucose. … 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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