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Hypoglycemia Clinic

- Comprehensive analysis of individuals referred by their physician for evaluation of documented hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) for both diagnostic and treatment needs

- Expertise in evaluation and management of complex hypoglycemia syndromes in adults, including insulin-producing tumors and hypoglycemia which follows gastrointestinal surgery (e.g. gastric bypass)

- Staffing by our team of providers, including:

  • An endocrinologist (hormone/metabolism specialist physician) for adults
  • A registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator
  • Registered nurses and certified diabetes educators

- Opportunities to participate in specialized clinical trials

Resources

Research publications on post-bariatric hypoglycemia by the staff of the hypoglycemia clinic.

  • Commentary by Dr. Patti summarizing post-bariatric hypoglycemia, a condition increasingly recognized in patients who have had bariatric and other forms of upper gastrointestinal surgery.  [PDF]
  • Our expert dietitian, Emmy Suhl RD, MS, summarizes the critical nutritional approaches to managing this condition. [PDF]
  • The publication by Drs. Laguna-Sanz and Mulla describes first steps to developing a glucagon delivery system to prevent hypoglycemia in this setting, information now guiding current ongoing research.  [PDF]
  • Handout from 2018 Meet the Professor Session at ENDO2018 about post-bariatric hypoglycemia (written for endocrinologists)  [PDF]

Page last updated: July 18, 2018