What are the health risks of repeated hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Repeated hypoglycemia may be an aggravating factor in preclinical atherosclerosis. Thus, in the process of designing treatment plans aimed at reducing the glycemic burden and minimizing vascular complications, hypoglycemic episodes might negate some benefits. [142]


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