Patients with type 1 diabetes exhibit altered cerebral metabolism during hypoglycemia.

Abstract

Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) experience, on average, 2 to 3 hypoglycemic episodes per week. This study investigated the effect of hypoglycemia on cerebral glucose metabolism in patients with uncomplicated T1DM. For this purpose, hyperinsulinemic euglycemic and hypoglycemic glucose clamps were performed on separate days, using [1-13C]glucose… (More)
DOI: 10.1172/JCI62742

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