Hypoglycaemia in the diabetic child.

  title={Hypoglycaemia in the diabetic child.},
  author={Gyula Solt{\'e}sz},
  journal={Bailliere's clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={7 3},
  • Gyula Soltész
  • Published 1993 in Bailliere's clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Hypoglycaemia is the most frequent acute complication of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The clinical symptoms of insulin-induced hypoglycaemia can be grouped into those attributable to the sympathetic and adrenergic responses, e.g. tremor, pallor, palpitation, sweating, mydriasis ('hypoglycaemia awareness'), and those attributable to brain dysfunction, ranging from headache to convulsions and coma. Hypoglycaemia in diabetic children can occur at any time of the day, but nocturnal… CONTINUE READING