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Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes, 3rd Edition
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Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes, 3rd Edition

Edited by:

Brian M Frier, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK 

Simon R Heller, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Rory J McCrimmon, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK


If you regularly see patients with diabetes who experience hypoglycaemia and need expert guidance, then this is the book for you.

Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes, 3rd Edition once again provides health professionals involved in the management of people with diabetes with an expertly written, comprehensive guide to hypoglycaemia, the most common and feared side effect of insulin treatment for diabetes. 

With reference to ADA and EASD guidelines throughout, topics covered include the physiology of hypoglycaemia and the body’s response to a low blood glucose, its presentation and clinical features, potential morbidity and optimal clinical management in order to achieve and maintain good glycaemic control. 

Particular attention is paid to the way hypoglycaemia is managed in different groups of patients, such as the elderly, in children, or during pregnancy.

New chapters in this edition include:  

  • Psychological effects of hypoglycaemia
  • Technology for hypoglycaemia: CSII and CGM
  • Exercise management and hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes
  • Neurological sequelae of hypoglycaemia

Valuable for diabetologists, endocrinologists, non-specialist physicians and general practitioners, Hypoglycaemia in Clinical Diabetes, 3rd Edition provides expert clinical guidance to this extremely common and potentially serious complication associated with diabetic management.


List of Contributors vii

Preface x

1 Normal Glucose Metabolism and Responses to Hypoglycaemia 1
Ian A. Macdonald and Paromita King

2 Symptoms of Hypoglycaemia and Effects on Mental Performance and Emotions 23
Ian J. Deary and Nicola N. Zammitt

3 Counterregulatory Defi ciencies in Diabetes 46
Rory J. McCrimmon

4 Frequency, Causes and Risk Factors for Hypoglycaemia in Type 1 Diabetes 63
Mark W.J. Strachan

5 Nocturnal Hypoglycaemia 96
Elaine Chow and Simon R. Heller

6 Impaired Awareness of Hypoglycaemia 114
Brian M. Frier

7 Risks of Intensive Therapy 145
Stephanie A. Amiel

8 Management of Acute and Recurrent Hypoglycaemia 165
Rory J. McCrimmon

9 Technology for Hypoglycaemia: CSII and CGM 184
Josefine E. Schopman and J. Hans DeVries

10 Hypoglycaemia in Children with Diabetes 197
Krystyna A. Matyka

11 Hypoglycaemia During Pregnancy in Women with Pregestational Diabetes 218
Lene Ringholm, Peter Damm and Elisabeth R. Mathiesen

12 Hypoglycaemia in Type 2 Diabetes and in Elderly People 230
Nicola N. Zammitt and Brian M. Frier

13 Mortality, Cardiovascular Morbidity and Possible Effects of Hypoglycaemia on Diabetic Complications 263
Elaine Chow, Miles Fisher and Simon R. Heller

14 Long-Term Effects of Hypoglycaemia on Cognitive Function in Diabetes 285
Christopher M. Ryan

15 Neurological Sequelae of Hypoglycaemia 305
Petros Perros and Marit R. Bjørgaas

16 Psychological Effects of Hypoglycaemia 323
Frank J. Snoek, Tibor R.S. Hajos and Stefanie M.P.A. Rondags

17 Exercise Management and Hypoglycaemia in Type 1 Diabetes 334
Ian W. Gallen and Alistair Lumb

18 Living with Hypoglycaemia 347
Brian M. Frier

Index 369



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