A critical review of the literature on fear of hypoglycemia in diabetes: Implications for diabetes management and patient education.

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OBJECTIVE In many individuals with diabetes, the unpleasant symptoms and negative consequences associated with hypoglycemia may result in significant anxiety or even a fear of hypoglycemia (FoH). This fear may have significant clinical implications for diabetes management. The aim of this review is to integrate existing research on FoH (its measurement… (More)

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@article{Wild2007ACR, title={A critical review of the literature on fear of hypoglycemia in diabetes: Implications for diabetes management and patient education.}, author={Diane J. Wild and Robyn von Maltzahn and Elaine Brohan and Torsten LU Christensen and Per Clauson and Linda Gonder-Frederick}, journal={Patient education and counseling}, year={2007}, volume={68 1}, pages={10-5} }