The Predictive Low Glucose Management System in Prevention of Clinically Significant Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes. A Preliminary Study Identifying the Most Common Events Leading Up to Hypoglycemia During Insulin Pump Therapy.

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Summary of "The Predictive Low Glucose Management System in Prevention of Clinically Significant Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes. A Preliminary Study Identifying the Most Common Events Leading Up to Hypoglycemia During Insulin Pump Therapy."

Prevention of hypoglycemia remains a major challenge in diabetic management, despite the introduction of modern insulin pumps in daily clinical practice. The Low Glucose Suspend (LGS) and the newer Predictive Low Glucose Management (PLGM) systems incorporated in the Medtronic insulin pumps have shown promising results in prevention of hypoglycemia. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of the 2 systems relative to the frequency of clinically significant hypoglycemia in Type 1 diabetes (T1DM). In addition, we investigated the events preceding clinically significant hypoglycemia episodes.


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Name: Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association
ISSN: 1439-3646


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