Dawn phenomenon

Dawn phenomenon
  • Facts:
    Early morning hyperglycemia

    1) Decreased effectiveness of insulin
    2) Spikes of growth hormone release overnight
  • History / PE:
    Hypergylcemia between 3AM and 7AM
  • Treatment:
    Move nighttime insulin dose closer to bedtime
  • See Also:
    Somogyi effect
  • Associated With:
    Diabetes mellitus type 1

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August 5th 2010