News Article – cognition, costs of severe hypoglycemia, neuroendocrine response to hypoglycemia, and quality of life
Emily Chu, Nicole Meinel and Martin Gilmour of the Diabetic Hypoglycemia Editorial Team
Diabetic Hypoglycemia June 2012, Volume 5, Issue 1: page 17-20
Diabetes treatment regimens are often complex, and therefore, intact cognitive function may be important in reducing the risk of treatment-related adverse events such as severe hypoglycemia. There is evidence that cognitive status may influence the functional ability of people with type 2 diabetes, and it has been shown that patients with dementia have a poorer ability to self-manage their diabetes.