The New York Times – When Diabetes Treatment Goes Too Far

Older people are especially susceptible to severe hypoglycemia. With age, kidneys become less efficient, which causes insulin (or other drugs) to accumulate in the body; this, in turn, can lead to hypoglycemia. What’s more, older people often take multiple medications, some of which may interact with diabetes drugs. This, too, may cause hypoglycemia.

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