Resources

References


Once the HypoPak is used in an emergency situation, the ‘HypoPak Used’ piggyback label on the outside of the bag can be placed in any medical records of the patient to alert Healthcare staff of the event or for auditing purposes.

[1] JBDS-IP The Hospital Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus. Revised April 2021.

https://abcd.care/sites/abcd.care/files/site_uploads/JBDS_01_Hypo_Guideline_FINAL_23042021_0.pdf. Retrieved 4.10.2021.

[2] ISPAD. Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018: Assessment and Management of Hypoglycaemia on Children and Adolescents with Diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes. October 2017; 19 (Suppl. 27): 178 – 199.

[3] Cryer P.E. Mechanisms of Hypoglycaemia Associated Autonomic Failure in Diabetes. N. Engl. J Med. 369; 2013.

[4] Slama G, Traynard, P.Y, Desplange N, Pudar H, Dhunputh I, Letanoux M, et al. The Search for an Optimized Treatment of Hypoglycemia: Carbohydrates in Tablets, Solution, or Gel for the Correction of the Insulin Reactions. Arch. Intern Med 1990; 15: 589 – 593.

[5] Brodows R.G. Treatment of insulin Reactions in Diabetes. JAMA. 254; 24. 1984

[6] American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2017; 40 (Suppl.1): S53.