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  At what time of day are you most worried about hypoglycemia?  
      Overnight  
  96%     67  
      Morning  
  1%     1  
      Lunchtime  
  0%      0  
      Afternoon  
  1%     1  
      Dinnertime  
  1%     1  
      Evening  
  0%      0  
      Other  
  0%      0  

Total votes: 70
 

At what time of day are you most worried about hypoglycemia?

Poll dates: October 30 - November 6, 2013
Total Votes: 70

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 three years. Clearly, we are most worried about lows at night.

Graph
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Recent science paints a challenging picture of nighttime hypoglycemia:

You can download the Excel spreadsheet from which this graph was made.

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Last Updated: Wednesday November 06, 2013 18:24:04
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