Hypoglycaemia poses a perennial problem for nurses managing diabetes. The BMJ discussed hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes (T1D) as long ago as 1923, but the causes of impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia (IAH) remain poorly understood. However, delegates at the recent Diabetes UK Professional Conference in London heard that research is beginning to transform nurses' understanding and management of hypoglycaemia.
A common problem
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