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People with diabetes may have potentially dangerous heart rhythm changes if their blood sugar drops very low at night, a new study finds. The findings may help to explain other research that has shown links between very low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and sudd...

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Lab Test Interpreter


Blood Test for LDH

LDH is used by doctors to get information about two different lung problems, pneumonia and pleural effusion (fluid under the lung).

 

Do you have one of these problems?

I have a pleural effusion (fluid under the lung)

I have pneumonia

I don't have either of these conditions

Date Last Reviewed: 9/24/2010
Date Last Modified: 9/24/2010
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