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non diabetic hypoglicemia

Matteo Monami, Sara Aleffi
Diabetes mellitus is one of the most important causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality; the incidence of chronic complications of diabetes appears to be closely related to the degree of hyperglycaemia. However, results of clinical trials showed that intensive treatment of hyperglycaemia prevents microvascular complications, but has little or no effect on the incidence of cardiovascular events. Different hypoglycaemic drugs show different effects on cardiovascular risk. However, those trials have shown a neutral effect on cardiovascular mortality...
June 22, 2016: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, Archivio Monaldi Per le Malattie del Torace
Carmine Siniscalchi, Manuela Basaglia, Davide Cunzi, Simona Merla, Maria Mattioli, Nicola Gaibazzi, Riccardo Volpi
We describe the case of a 91 years old woman admitted to our department for dyspnea associated with drowsiness. At the admission to the Emergency Room the patient stay in a comatose state and blood tests performed showing severe hypoglycemia (38 mg/dl at admission in non diabetic patient). Anamnestic history: multifactorial anemia; frequent hospitalizations for heart failure; AMI treated with stenting; in 1986 Haemangiopericytoma resection in the right iliac region; in 2006 palliative surgery for recurrence with residual mass...
September 14, 2015: Acta Bio-medica: Atenei Parmensis
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