Chapter 9. Hypoglycaemia

  1. Peter J. Watkins1,
  2. Stephanie A. Amiel2,
  3. Simon L. Howell3 and
  4. Eileen Turner4

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch9

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Watkins, P. J., Amiel, S. A., Howell, S. L. and Turner, E. (2003) Hypoglycaemia, in Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College Hospital, London

  2. 2

    King's College, London

  3. 3

    King's College, London

  4. 4

    King's College Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107259

Online ISBN: 9780470760277

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Keywords:

  • nocturnal hypoglycaemia;
  • low blood glucose;
  • insulin-secreting tumours;
  • tremor;
  • loss of concentration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Definitions

  • Symptoms of Hypoglycaemia

  • Defences Against Severe Hypoglycaemia

  • Severe Hypoglycaemia

  • Clinical Management of Acute Hypoglyaemia

  • Clinical Management of the Patient with Hypoglycaemia Unawareness and Severe Hypoglycaemia

  • Insulin Species and Hypoglycaemia