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Abstract #2392

In Vivo 1H MR Studies of Cortical Metabolic Response During Insulin-Induced Hypoglycemia

Hongxia Lei1,2, Arthur W. Magill1,2, Vladimir Mlynarik1, Rolf Gruetter1,3

1LIFMET, Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 2Radiology, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; 3Radiology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Understanding hypoglycemia became very essential for treating diabetes in clinical. We explored 1H MR studies, including cerebral blood flow and neurochemical profile of cortical tissue under insulin-induced hypoglycemia in rats.