Increased symptoms of hypoglycaemia in the standing position in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

@article{Hirsch1991IncreasedSO,
  title={Increased symptoms of hypoglycaemia in the standing position in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Irl B. Hirsch and Simon R. Heller and Philip E. Cryer},
  journal={Clinical science},
  year={1991},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={583-6}
}
1. To test the hypothesis that patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus perceive the symptoms of hypoglycaemia to a greater extent when they are in the standing position than when they are in the lying position, we assessed symptoms of hypoglycaemia, as well as heart rate and plasma noradrenaline and adrenaline concentrations, in both positions during hyperinsulinaemic glucose clamps on three occasions in seven patients. 2. Plasma glucose concentrations were clamped at 5.0 mmol/l (90… CONTINUE READING

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