Effect of Formoterol on the Counterregulatory Hormonal Response to Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetes.
Diseases and Conditions Researched
Type 1 Diabetes
What is the purpose of this trial?
Insulin treatment often causes the blood glucose levels to fall too low. The body usually responds to low blood glucose levels by releasing hormones which act against the insulin to help correct the low blood glucose levels. However, this hormone response can be altered in people with diabetes. Currently there are no therapeutic agents that can be used to improve the recovery from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The aim of this study is to determine whether a formoterol inhaler can be used to improve and accelerate the recovery from hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes.
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|Sponsors:||National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive & Kidney Diseases; Yale University|
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