MAXIMILIAN FABRYKANT, M.D.; BERNARD L. PACELLA, M.D.
In a study of spontaneous hypoglycemia associated with electrocerebral dysfunction1 emphasis was laid on the similarity of symptoms in both conditions for which reason their coexistence may be overlooked. It was also shown that in such patients the clinical manifestations of hypoglycemia may develop in absence of critically low blood sugar levels, and it was assumed that when both conditions are operative in the same subject the threshold for the development of clinical reactions is decreased. Finally, it was found that the patients respond remarkably well to therapy which, in addition to management of hypoglycemia, includes the use of anticonvulsant
FABRYKANT M, PACELLA BL. LABILE DIABETES: ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHIC STATUS AND EFFECT OF ANTICONVULSIVE THERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. 1948;29:860–877. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-5-860
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(5):860-877.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
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