Hypoglycaemic Stress

/Hypoglycaemic Stress

A Blow to the Brain

By: Stephanie Amiel & Bastiaan de Galan | Medical Writer: Gabrielle Bauer |Date: Friday 27 July 2018| Categories: Impaired awareness, Neuroimaging, Hypoglycaemic Stress
Impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia (IAH) is a common, frustrating, and potentially dangerous problem for people with diabetes who use insulin. While researchers have yet to unravel the physiological underpinnings of IAH, neuroimaging studies have shed light on how the brain responds to hypoglycaemia—and how these responses may change as IAH sets in.