Fasting hyperglycemia and associated free insulin and cortisol changes in 'somogyi-like' patients

M. I. Schmidt, A. Hadji-Georgopoulos, M. Rendell

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Abstract

Blood glucose levels were measured over a 24-h period in eight insulin-dependent diabetic subjects who were difficult to control and who presented with morning fasting hyperglycemia. At least seven exhibited clinical characteristics suggestive of the Somogyi phenomenon. A continuous glucose monitoring apparatus was used to relate the concentrations of glucose during the day to concomitant levels of free insulin and cortisol. In all patients a significant (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-464
Number of pages8
JournalDiabetes Care
Volume2
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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