Endocrine Abstracts (2018) 55 CB12 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.55.CB12

Recurrent hypoglycemia, post sleeve gasterectomy, new approach

Assaad Aldafter


Noor Specialist Hospital, Manama, Bahrain.


A 29 years old lady she has Diabetes mellitus type II, and obesity so she did sleeve gasterectomy and she was happy that her sugar was well controlled then later in complete remission. She has later recurrent symptomes of hypoglycemia and intloerable,when Hba1c done was hab1c 6.8%. She was started on Glucobay tablet 50 mg before each meal. Next visit she come, she was happy that her sugar is well controlled with treatment but her medicines is finished. After requiring how many tablet she took per day she was using before every simple meal or snack and total of 6–10 tablet per day. Her Hba1c was 6.1. She was tolearting 10 tablet per daywith out troubles.

Q1, how many times we prescribe Glucobay per day to be allowed?

Q2, studies of symptomatic hypoglycemia post sleeve should be employed.

q2 whether should give limit of tablet of Glucobay precribed.

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