Impaired Awareness

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Invisible Damage – When hypoglycaemia goes silent

By: Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard |Date: Thursday 31 May 2018| Categories: Hypoglycaemia, Driving performance, Insulin-treated, Impaired Awareness
Asymptomatic hypoglycaemia (AH) is where clinical and biochemical realities diverge.

Restoring Awareness, Reducing Severity: A strategic approach to mitigating the damage of hypoglycaemia

By: Stephanie Amiel, BSc, MD, FRCP |Date: Monday 30 April 2018| Categories: Severe Hypoglycaemia, Glucose-Monitoring Technology, Patient Education, Impaired Awareness
An awareness of hunger prompts people to open the refrigerator. The same process alows people to limit the damage of hypoglycaemia: a mental awareness of symptoms gives people a chance to take corrective action.

Hypoglycaemia on the Road

By: Brian Frier, MD, FRCPE |Date: Thursday 29 March 2018| Categories: Hypoglycaemia, Driving performance, Insulin-treated, Impaired Awareness
Driving is a complex activity that requires cognitive integrity, and hypoglycaemia impairs cognition across a range of domains. The inevitable result? Impaired driving performance.