Hypoglycaemia during Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: Dangerous Complication….. But Avoidable with Modern Non-Insulin Therapy
Hypoglycaemia is a dangerous complication that could occur while treating diabetes. Inpatients with type 2 diabetes, avoidance of hypoglycaemia is desirable in all; and absolutely necessary in many. Currently, clinicians have access to a variety of medications that achieve the dual objective of reaching targets and avoiding hypoglycaemia.
This brief review aims to highlight the dangers of hypoglycaemia and to familiarize clinicians with non-insulin based medications that avoid hypoglycaemia while treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.