Diabetapedia definition: The early-morning (usually 4 a.m.-8 a.m.) rise in blood glucose level; when the blood glucose level swings high in the morning following hypoglycemia.
Reference: American Diabetes Association
Definition from Merriam-Webster Online at www.Merriam-Webster.com: A rise in the level of glucose in the blood plasma that occurs in early morning before breakfast and that may progress to hyperglycemia in diabetics and especially in those affected with type 1 diabetes.
Alternate uses or abbreviations: Somogyi Effect
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