Hypoglycemia raises odds of slow heart rate, arrhythmia in diabetes

04/22/2014 | HealthDay News

Nocturnal hypoglycemia was associated with an eightfold increased odds of slow heart rate as well as higher risk of arrhythmia in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes patients, a small study in the journal Diabetes indicated. Researchers said the findings shed light on how severe hypoglycemia-induced arrhythmias may cause sudden death in patients.

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