Somogyi effect


So·​mo·​gyi effect ˈsō-mō-jē- How to pronounce Somogyi effect (audio)
: hyperglycemia following an episode of hypoglycemia
especially : hyperglycemia that occurs after breakfast following nocturnal hypoglycemia and that may occur in type 1 diabetes especially when too much insulin has been taken the day before

called also Somogyi phenomenon

compare dawn phenomenon

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“Somogyi effect.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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