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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No and yes: Hi. Any diabetic taking insulin will tell you how very real hypoglycemia is. However, there is an utter nonsense self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Diabetic diet: A diabetic diet is good for both high and low blood sugars. Avoid fast carbs, white sugar, refined flour foods, high fat foods. Instead eat smaller am ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia: There is no good diet for hypoglycemia. If you have diabetes and take insulin you need to reduce the dose. If you are not on medication for diabetes ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Orange juice: A glass of oj followed by a meal will do the trick. If you don't have orange juice, try another juice or even candy. Life savers can be a life saver.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Yes: The diet for hypoglycemia is no sugar, no white flour and eating small amounts of protein, like a handful of nuts, every 2 hours.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No: You may feel tired and lethargic, but one meal only a day does not cause significant low blood sugars . Though eating one meal a day does not cause l ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Hypoglycemia in anyone, including children, can suggest an underlying metabolic problem including Insulin resistance or other pancreatic problems. Hy ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Blood glucose: Any blood glucose monitor thats typically used for diabetics also will diagnose low blood sugar. It just takes a small drop of blood on a test strip i ... Read More
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Dr. Ivan Ip
Dr. Ivan Ip answered
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Small meals: frequent, small meals typically is good to maintain blood sugar
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Very quickly: I would expect an improvement almost immediately.

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