Cerebral adaptions in type 1 diabetes and impaired awareness of hypoglycemia

E. Wiegers

Promotor: A. Heerschap and C. Tack
Copromotor: M. van der Graaf and B.E. de Galan
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
June 28, 2018


About a third of the patients with type 1 diabetes suffer from the clinical syndrome of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia, meaning that they have lost the ability to timely and/or accurately perceive low blood glucose levels. These patients are at a high risk of developing severe and potentially hazardous hypoglycemia. In this thesis we investigated underlying mechanism of the development of impaired awareness of hypoglycemia, using MRI.

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