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How low is your sugar before you die

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
no precise answer: Most people start to "feel" the hypoglycemia at about 45-55. Symptoms are adrenaline (sweats, headache, palpitations, etc.). At a glu.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Depends but rare: Blood sugars below 50 can be lethal. Rapidly decreasing blood sugar can cause cardiac arrhythmia and increase risk for death. There is no simple answe... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Multiple ways: Two variations, low blood sugar, and hyperosmolar comas including ketoacidosis. Multiple metabolic derangements affecting cardiac and brain functions... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Is possible: Generally, diabetes is a chronic disease that requires lifelong medical control and lifestyle changes. More deaths come from poor long-term control th... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Yes: One of the things that can occur with a high blood sugar is diabetic ketoacidosis. This can result in vomiting, dehydration, deep gasping breaths and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Eat: Some people experience low sugars when they do not eat regularly and this can cause dizziness and fatigue. If you have this symptom it is best to eat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 34 years experience
Vegetables...: Healthy vegetables are a good place to start. Even some vegetables like carrots are best in moderation. Fruits, while natural can be high in sugar.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
It depends: If you are diabetic and your blood sugar is very low from too much insulin, drinking orange juice is a quick way to get more glucose into your system.... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Eat frequent balance meals with protein, healthy fat, and complex carbohydrates. Make sure you follow with your doctor to get checked for early sign... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Many!: Losing weight. Improving lipids. Not becoming diabetic. Discipline! decreasing fermentation in the gut. Many others! decrease starch too: it is immedi... Read More
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