Heart Rate Monitor Can Detect Hypoglycemia

One of the most common adverse events for patients with type 1 diabetes is hypoglycemia. On average, patients with type 1 diabetes have about two symptomatic hypoglycemia episodes each week, but the common symptoms of hypoglycemia often go unnoticed, increasing the risk of severe hypoglycemic events, which can lead to coma or death. Heart rate variability (HRV) is one of the symptoms for early detection of hypoglycemia, and a new heart rate monitor can help detect hypoglycemia through HRV. Read more

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