This patient leaflet from Trend UK is a useful introduction for patients about hypoglycaemia. It covers the background to the clinical condition as well as advice on treatment and how to avoid future episodes.
This video case study produced by Diabetes UK interviews Sahra, a Muslim with Type 2 diabetes managed with insulin. She talks about her experiences of fasting during Ramadan and is a useful patient education tool for those in a similar situation.
This blog from Diabetes UK and written by Helen May describes the challenges of managing insulin use after eating out at a restaurant, ‘guessing’ how much insulin needed and discussing the dangers of making an incorrect calculation.
This blog, which forms part of the Diabetes UK series, explains the experience of having a hypo and why it happens. Written by patient Jen Grieves it is an informative patient story which can be used for patient safety education.
This systematic review aimed to determine the extent to which post-hypoglycaemic patients with diabetes, who are prescribed oral hypoglycaemic agents are at risk of repeat hypoglycaemic events after being treated in the pre-hospital environment.
Hypoglycaemia in the community has been developed to advise on the recognition, treatment and prevention of hypoglycaemia in the community in adults with diabetes mellitus.