Tag: "hypoglycemia" at biology news
First human trial of bioartificial kidney shows promise for acute renal failure
...the treatment earlier because of reactions such as hypoglycemia
or low platelet counts, or because of complications related to their other medical conditions. The bioartificial kidney includes a cartridge that filters the blood as in traditional kidney dialysis. That cartridge is connected to a renal tubule assis...
Natural glucose byproduct may prevent brain damage and cognitive impairment after diabetic coma
...y low blood glucose is called hypoglycemia; severe hypoglycemia
can cause coma. "It's estimated that between 2 and...ike this," he adds. A patient admitted with severe hypoglycemia
is immediately given glucose as a standard treatment. This restores consciousness right away, but ma...
Low blood glucose levels may complicate gastric bypass surgery, study shows
...d be on the alert for a new, potentially dangerous hypoglycemia
(low blood glucose) complication that, while rare,...ho did not have diabetes, who suffered such severe hypoglycemia
following meals that they became confused and sometimes blacked out, in two cases causing automobile...
JCI table of contents November, 2005
...ce and reduced adipocity in the absence of fasting hypoglycemia
in mice with liver-specific Gs-alpha deficiency AUTHOR CONTACT: Lee Weinstein, Lee NIDDK/NIH, Bethesda, MD USA Phone: 301-402-2923; Fax: 301-402-0374; E-mail: email@example.com View the PDF of this article at: https://www.the-jci.org/arti...
Herbal supplements, a smoking gun in plastic surgery
...at mimic human insulin, and may artificially cause hypoglycemia
during surgery. Other common supplements taken by patients in the study that may cause dangerous side effects included gingko biloba, goldenseal, milk thistle, ginseng, kava and garlic. In addition to having a greater tendency toward taking herbal su...
Enzyme defect leads to hyperinsulinism
...ulinism is a group of genetic disorders that cause hypoglycemia
in infants and children. "The hypoglycemia
is quite dangerous and can cause seizures and permanent brain damage if not promptly detected and tr...
JCI table of contents, June 1, 2006
...nephrine secretion. Single or repeated episodes of hypoglycemia
can impair the body's ability to detect low blood ...pairment can allow an individual to develop severe hypoglycemia
in which they may lose consciousness, experience convulsions, fall into a coma, and suffer brain dam...
Long-term study shows brain function not impaired by tight diabetes control and hypoglycemia
...three times as likely to suffer episodes of severe hypoglycemia
-- abnormally low blood glucose levels that can ca...t Harvard Medical School. "While acute episodes of hypoglycemia
can impair thinking and can even be life-threatening, patients with type 1 diabetes do not have to w...
Neural stem cells derived from human embryonic stem cells carry abnormal gene expression
...abolic gene called CPT 1A, a condition that causes hypoglycemia
in humans. The study may shed new light on better ways to grow neural and other stem cells in the lab so they mirror normal cells and promote normal functioning, said Guoping Fan, an assistant professor of human genetics and a researcher in UCLA's...
Joslin Diabetes Center study examines insulin pump therapy in adolescents
...such as site infections, diabetic ketoacidosis and hypoglycemia
(low blood glucose levels). A mental health clinic...that succeeded also experienced decreased rates of hypoglycemia
with pump therapy. The patients who later resumed injection therapy, however, experienced rising b...
JCI table of contents: April 2, 2007
...n acts to lower blood glucose levels, it can cause hypoglycemia
(low levels of glucose in the blood), which, if pr...lood glucose levels to normal, extremely prolonged hypoglycemia
can cause the death of neurons and irreversible brain damage. Surprisingly, in a study appearing in ...
Blood sugar's manufacture limited by building blocks' supply
...e with a targeted deletion of KLF15 display severe hypoglycemia
after an overnight fast. They further found eviden...acid breakdown promotes the development of fasting hypoglycemia
in the mutant animals by limiting the availability of a glucose substrate called pyruvate. Indeed,...
Glucose triggers brain cell death in rats after hypoglycemic coma
...lood to extremely low levels a condition known as hypoglycemia
and cause hypoglycemic coma, resulting in destruc... was only when we gave them glucose to reverse the hypoglycemia
that the oxidative stress occurred. This was a real surprise." The researchers then discovered th...
Study shows tight diabetes control does not impact cognitive ability in type 1 diabetes
...er, intensive control increased episodes of severe hypoglycemia
abnormally low blood glucose levels that can caus...rchers have shown that multiple episodes of severe hypoglycemia
do not lead to long-term loss of cognitive ability. They cautioned, however, that further study is ...