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Posthypoglycemic hyperglycemia

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Definition

A rebound phenomenon occurring in diabetes mellitus patients whereby the overtreatment of insulin leads to hyperglycemia after hypoglycemia


Supplement

Word origin: post- (after) + hypoglyemic (hypoglycemia) + hyperglycemia

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