What is Somogyi Effect?


As a diabetic or diabetic caregiver do you understand what is Somogyi Effect? I hadn’t heard of it either until recently. During the summer we had taken three of our grandchildren on our sailboat for a 3-day adventure. We had a lot of fun but it was complicated by the fact that our grandson (5-years-old … Read more

What is Nocturnal Hypoglycemia?

What is Nocturnal Hypoglycemia- night time low blood sugar

Having a diabetic grandson who sometimes spends the night with us we found it important to understand what is nocturnal hypoglycemia and learn what to do should it occur. The first thing to understand is that nocturnal (night time)hypoglycemia is something that can happen to anyone who has diabetes. It occurs more frequently in type … Read more