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Is hypoglycemia more of a risk with intensive diabetes management?

When you’ve worked out a plan that narrows your range of blood glucose highs and lows, you’re always closer to low than you were on standard diabetes therapy. Your room for “error” becomes much narrower. This doesn’t mean you need to avoid intensive management, however, unless hypoglycemic reactions would aggravate other health conditions. Become an expert at telling when to pull out the meter and do a test and treat your hypoglycemia.

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