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Is hypoglycemia hereditary?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Perhaps

There are several different causes of hypoglycemia.
Some causes are medical or drug induced and would not be hereditary. One form called reactive hypoglycemia is related to abnormal glucose metabolism and probably has some hereditary influences.

In brief: Perhaps

There are several different causes of hypoglycemia.
Some causes are medical or drug induced and would not be hereditary. One form called reactive hypoglycemia is related to abnormal glucose metabolism and probably has some hereditary influences.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. Charles Glueck
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Rarely

Rarely hereditary.
Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia which can produce hypoglycemia is often hereditary.

In brief: Rarely

Rarely hereditary.
Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia which can produce hypoglycemia is often hereditary.
Dr. Charles Glueck
Dr. Charles Glueck
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