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Comment on: Unraveling contributing factors to the severity of postprandial hypoglycemia after gastric bypass surgery

  • Carolina B. Lobato
    Affiliations
    Endocrine & Metabolic Research – Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine UMIB, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    ITR – Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health, Porto, Portugal
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Department of Endocrinology, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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  • Mariana P. Monteiro
    Affiliations
    Endocrine & Metabolic Research – Unit for Multidisciplinary Research in Biomedicine UMIB, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ICBAS, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    ITR – Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health Porto, Portugal
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Published:December 08, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2022.12.003
      More than a decade has passed since the first consistent reports of what is now the condition well recognized as postbariatric hypoglycemia (PBH). Typically, patients can report any combination of the classic autonomic or neuroglycopenic symptoms in the presence of mild to severe hypoglycemia that issues 2 to 4 hours after a meal, most often occurring as a late complication of gastric bypass surgery [
      • Lobato C.B.
      • Pereira S.S.
      • Guimarães M.
      • et al.
      Use of flash glucose monitoring for post-bariatric hypoglycaemia diagnosis and management.
      ].
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