- So·mo·gyi effect 'sō-mō-jē- n hyperglycemia following an episode of hypoglycemia esp hyperglycemia that occurs after breakfast following nocturnal hypoglycemia and that may occur in type 1 diabetes esp. when too much insulin has been taken the day before called also Somogyi phenomenon compare DAWN PHENOMENONSomogyi Michael (1883-1971)American biochemist. Somogyi was head chemist in Budapest's municipal laboratories before immigrating to the U.S. and becoming an instructor of biochemistry at Washington University's medical school and a biochemist at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. In 1926 he introduced a method for determining reducing sugars in human blood. In 1940 he developed a method for the determination of serum amylase in healthy and diabetic individuals. He is also credited with devising a test for acute pancreatitis.
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