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Can someone please explain why hypoglycemia happens when you are not diabetic?

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Dr. Eliot Brinton
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: The body overreacts

The body normally makes just enough Insulin but under certain circumstances it can make too much and so the glucose levels get too low.

In brief: The body overreacts

The body normally makes just enough Insulin but under certain circumstances it can make too much and so the glucose levels get too low.
Dr. Eliot Brinton
Dr. Eliot Brinton
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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine

In brief: Realize that true

Concerning Hypoglycemia without a diagnosis of diabetes is rather uncommon.
But under times of heavy utilization(significant exercise) or significant carbohydrate restriction your blood glucose can float on the low side and give rise to many symptoms like weaknesses, irritability and headaches.

In brief: Realize that true

Concerning Hypoglycemia without a diagnosis of diabetes is rather uncommon.
But under times of heavy utilization(significant exercise) or significant carbohydrate restriction your blood glucose can float on the low side and give rise to many symptoms like weaknesses, irritability and headaches.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Dr. Stephen Southard
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