Executive summary: Position document: Evaluation and management of hypoglycemia in the patient with diabetes mellitus 2020. Diabetes Mellitus Working Group of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition
Rebeca Reyes-García 1 , Pedro Mezquita-Raya 2 , Óscar Moreno-Pérez 3 , Manuel Muñoz-Torres 4 , Juan Francisco Merino-Torres 5 , Rosa Márquez Pardo 6 , Esteban Jódar-Gimeno 7 , Javier Escalada San Martín 8 , Manuel Gargallo-Fernández 9 , Alfonso Soto-Gonzalez 10 , Noemí González Pérez de Villar 11 , Diego Bellido Guerrero 12 , Fernando Gómez-Peralta 13 , Daniel de Luis Román 14 , Martín López de la Torre Casares 15 , Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN)
Objective: To provide practical recommendations for the evaluation and management of hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Participants: Members of the Diabetes Mellitus Working Group of the Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN).
Methods: The recommendations were made based on the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) system to establish both the strength of the recommendations and the level of evidence.
A systematic search was made in MEDLINE (PubMed) for the available evidence on each subject, and articles written in English and Spanish with an inclusion date up to 30 November 2019 were reviewed. This executive summary takes account of the evidence incorporated since 2013.
Conclusions: The document establishes practical evidence-based recommendations regarding the evaluation and management of hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus.
CITATION Endocrinol Diabetes Nutr (Engl Ed). 2021 Apr;68(4):270-276. doi: 10.1016/j.endien.2021.06.004. Epub 2021 Jun 19.