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Do abnormally low blood sugar levels mean I have hypoglycemia?
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Marianne DiNapoli
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes.
Hypoglycemia is abnormally low blood sugar levels.
Though laboratories have different cut-offs, usually a blood sugar less than 70 mg/dl is considered low. Normally, the body regulates blood sugar to prevent extremely high or low blood sugar. There are some serious and some not so serious causes for hypoglycemia, and a thorough evaluation with appropriate testing is in order.

In brief: Yes.
Hypoglycemia is abnormally low blood sugar levels.
Though laboratories have different cut-offs, usually a blood sugar less than 70 mg/dl is considered low. Normally, the body regulates blood sugar to prevent extremely high or low blood sugar. There are some serious and some not so serious causes for hypoglycemia, and a thorough evaluation with appropriate testing is in order.
Marianne DiNapoli
Marianne DiNapoli
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: By definition
By definition 'yes, ' the word hypoglycemia means low blood sugar levels - are you asking the meaning of the word? Or perhaps you are asking something a little different?

In brief: By definition
By definition 'yes, ' the word hypoglycemia means low blood sugar levels - are you asking the meaning of the word? Or perhaps you are asking something a little different?
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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