At what time of day are you most worried about hypoglycemia? Overnight 91% 107 Morning 3% 3 Lunchtime 1% 1 Afternoon 0% 0 Dinnertime 0% 0 Evening 3% 3 Other 3% 3
Total votes: 117
At what time of day are you most worried about hypoglycemia?Poll dates: October 31 - November 7, 2012
Total Votes: 117
It should come as little surprise to anyone living with type 1 diabetes that the overwhelming majority of people are most worried about hypoglycemia overnight. For parents, this worry translates into middle-of-the-night glucose checks and less sleep.
The following graph illustrates how our readers have responded to this poll question over the past two years:
Recent science paints a challenging picture of nighttime hypoglycemia:
- Prolonged Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Is Common During 12 Months Of Continuous Glucose Monitoring In Children And Adults With Type 1 Diabetes.
- Prevention of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Using Predictive Alarm Algorithms and Insulin Pump Suspension.
- Use of a real-time continuous glucose monitoring system in children and young adults on insulin pump therapy: patients' and caregivers' perception of benefit.
- Nocturnal hypoglycaemias in type 1 diabetic patients: what can we learn with continuous glucose monitoring? See also Nocturnal hypoglycaemia in Type 1 diabetic patients, assessed with continuous glucose monitoring: frequency, duration and associations.
- Defective Awakening Response to Nocturnal Hypoglycemia in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
- Awakening from Sleep and Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. Free full text available in PDF format.
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