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Acta Diabetologica

, Volume 50, Issue 3, pp 463–464 | Cite as

Emergency hospitalizations for severe hypoglycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes

  • G. Di Cianni
  • C. Goretti
  • F. Onetto
  • C. Lencioni
  • P. Orsini
  • C. Sannino
  • A. Turco
  • M. Pratesi
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Metformin Pioglitazone Impaired Renal Function Severe Hypoglycaemia Sulphonylureas 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Di Cianni
    • 1
  • C. Goretti
    • 1
  • F. Onetto
    • 2
  • C. Lencioni
    • 1
  • P. Orsini
    • 1
  • C. Sannino
    • 1
  • A. Turco
    • 1
  • M. Pratesi
    • 2
  1. 1.Diabetes and Metabolic Disease UnitLivornoItaly
  2. 2.Emergency DepartmentLivorno HospitalLivornoItaly

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