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Risk Factors for Hypoglycemia in Patient with Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes for risk factors associated with hypoglycemia unawareness as reported by Murata et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

E16.2, T38.3, E11.6

Description:

Murata et al evaluated Type 2 diabetics who were treated with insulin and who showed a lack of hypoglycemia awareness. These can help identify a group of patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from several Veterans Affairs hospitals in New Mexico.

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