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SLU Scientist Aims to Turn on Hypoglycemia’s Missed Signal

A $150,000 grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will support research at Saint Louis University led by scientist Gina Yosten, Ph.D. Yosten’s team is pursuing solutions for people with diabetes who are at risk of life-threatening drops in blood sugar known as hypoglycemia. “This project is focused on a very

Simple Tool Identifies Hypoglycemia Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

A tool that uses standard clinical parameters can identify patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk of hypoglycemia-related emergency-department or hospital usage over the next year, a large US study reveals. In independent validation cohorts, patients categorized as high risk by the tool have a 20- to 23-fold higher risk of healthcare

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Diabetes, Disease Specific|Tags: , , |