Cardiovascular Disease

/Cardiovascular Disease

Connecting hypoglycemia and CVD risk

By: Dr. Lawrence Leiter |Date: 31 January 2019| Categories: Cardiovascular Disease, CV Risk, Severe Hypoglycaemia
Patients with diabetes remain at greatly increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Hypoglycemia from glucose-lowering medications, especially if severe, compounds the risk. While totally eliminating all diabetes-related hypoglycemia may be an overly ambitious goal, we could be doing more to reduce its occurrence.