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The Prevention and Correction of Hypoglycemia

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, The Endocrine Pancreas and Regulation of Metabolism

  1. Philip E. Cryer

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070235

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cryer, P. E. 2011. The Prevention and Correction of Hypoglycemia. Comprehensive Physiology. 1057–1092.

Author Information

  1. Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Systemic Glucose Balance
    • 1.1
      Postabsorptive State
    • 1.2
      Postprandial State
    • 1.3
      Exercise
    • 1.4
      Other Conditions
  • 2
    Physiological Responses to Hypoglycemia
    • 2.1
      Hormonal, Neural and Substrate Responses
    • 2.2
      Symptoms, Cognitive Dysfunction and Signs
    • 2.3
      Glycemic Thresholds
    • 2.4
      Impact of Substrates other than Glucose
  • 3
    Physiological Actions of Glucoregulatory Factors
    • 3.1
      Regulatory Factor: Insulin
    • 3.2
      Counterregulatory Factors
  • 4
    Integrated Physiology of Glucose Counterregulation
    • 4.1
      Correction of Hypoglycemia
    • 4.2
      Prevention of Hypoglycemia
    • 4.3
      Insight from Pathophysiology
    • 4.4
      Hierarchy of the Redundant Glucose-Counterregulatory Factors
  • 5
    Summary