Warning not to be too aggressive in lowering blood sugar in young children with diabetes

    Experts are warning not to be too aggressive in lowering blood sugar in young children with diabetes.

    Up to a THIRD of children under age 5 on conventional BID insulin develop hypoglycemia at night. Most of them don't show any symptoms. You'd have to measure their blood glucose in the wee hours of the morning to know.

    The concern is that frequent hypoglycemia might lead to neurologic or cognitive deficits.

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