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Posthypoglycemic Encephalopathy



The dangers of recurrent and severe bouts of hypoglycemia are emphasized. The management of diabetes must be meticulous with respect to the use of the long-acting insulins in particular. Severe and prolonged hypoglycemia may lead to irreparable damage to the brain.

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