Arrhythmia may play a role in hypoglycemia-related deaths

10/7/2012 | MedPage Today

The use of continuous glucose monitoring revealed a higher than reported frequency of hypoglycemia in 29 type 2 diabetes patients, 17 of whom experienced couplets of arrhythmia during hypoglycemic episodes, while 10 had triplets and five had bouts of ventricular tachycardia. The findings presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting shed light on the risk of sudden death in diabetes patients with heart disease during hypoglycemia, researchers said.

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