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What is hypoglycemia, and why would you get it?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Low blood sugar

Hypoglycemia is a scientific term for low blood sugar.
Anyone can get it. It is the result of your sugar metabolism mechanism being oversensitive to eating sugar in that it puts out a rush of minsulin in response and therefore the blood sugar is driven low.

In brief: Low blood sugar

Hypoglycemia is a scientific term for low blood sugar.
Anyone can get it. It is the result of your sugar metabolism mechanism being oversensitive to eating sugar in that it puts out a rush of minsulin in response and therefore the blood sugar is driven low.
Dr. Alvin Fried
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