Last reviewed 04/2022

  • there is some study evidence that as little as 2-3 weeks of scrupulous avoidance of hypoglycemia can reverse hypoglycemia unawareness (1)
  • assess risk factors for hypoglycaemia such as beta blockers
  • loss of awareness of hypoglycaemia in the elderly (2)
    • distinct hypoglycemia unawareness in the presence of pronounced hypoglycemia-induced reaction time prolongation in older type 2 diabetic patients
      • may, at least in part, explain why older patients are at a particularly high risk of suffering from severe hypoglycemic episodes