Counterregulatory hormonal responses to hypoglycemia during pregnancy.

  title={Counterregulatory hormonal responses to hypoglycemia during pregnancy.},
  author={Barak M Rosenn and Menachem Miodovnik and Jane C Khoury and Tariq Azam Siddiqi},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={87 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the counterregulatory responses to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in healthy women and in women with insulin-dependent diabetes during pregnancy and in the nonpregnant state. METHODS Hypoglycemia was induced using the hypoglycemic clamp technique in 17 women with insulin-dependent diabetes and in ten healthy controls, both in the nonpregnant state (study 1), at 24-28 weeks' gestation (study 2), and at 32-34 weeks' gestation (study 3). Plasma glucose concentrations were… CONTINUE READING