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  1. Patel, Dhiren K. PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP
  2. Charkoudian, Michael PharmD, MBA
  3. Goldman, Jennifer PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, FCCP
  4. Couris, R. Rebecca PhD, RPh


Hypoglycemia can present significant physical and psychological challenges to achieving glycemic goals, for both patients with diabetes and healthcare providers. It is important to understand how diabetes disease management strategies can affect risk of hypoglycemia. The objectives of this overview are to provide a summary of the incidence of hypoglycemia and special populations at risk, identify hypoglycemia risk factors, and discuss both the prevention and proper treatment of hypoglycemia.