Causes of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia in Diabetics

In this article, we will discuss various Causes of Iatrogenic Hypoglycemia in Diabetics. So, let’s get started.

Causes

Missed or delayed meals

Excess of insulin

Change in drug therapy or insulin

Error in doses and its timing

Sudden reduction in diet or more fasts

Unaccustomed exercise

Alcohol use

Alimentary causes, e.g. diarrhea, malabsorption, diabetic gastroparesis

Renal failure

Poorly planned treatment regimen

Endocrinal causes, e.g. Addison’s disease, hypothyroidism

Patient’s careless approach

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