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What occurs if you had a low blood sugar level?

Weak and Shaky. Most of my patients complain of feeling weak & shaky when their blood glucoses get low. Others complain of a cold sweat; especially if it wakes them up in the middle of the night. Some patients have no symptoms of mild hypoglycemia and this is concerning. Be sure to always carry a rapid acting carbohydrate, such as glucose tablets, with you to treat hypoglycemia. Read more...

Need help. Is 60/61/62 mg/dl a low blood sugar level?

Hypoglycemia. It is possible. If you feel weak, confused, tired, sweaty when your blood sugars are at this level then yes. Okay to treat with small amount of carbohydrate and/or decrease your insulin. Check in with your doc, especially if you are diabetic. Be well. Read more...

What can I do if my friend is having a low blood sugar level. How can I help him?

No. In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if they're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. If your friend has diabetes and is low due to medication, 8 oz of skim milk or juice or 2 quick dissolving glucose tablets can be used and recheck in 15 min. Only trying to get back to 70. Read more...

How can I prevent from having a low blood sugar level?

Hypoglycemia. Is a rate condition in non diabetics not taking medications for this . Talk to your physician. Read more...
4 reactive hypoglyce. Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then your Insulin levels. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours without raising insulin. Read more...

How can you prevent from having a low blood sugar level?

Frequent meals. As opposed to most people, those with true hypoglycemia may need to eat six smaller meals through the day in order to keep blood sugars up. As always, keep a food diary to build your knowledge about trigger foods which may make your blood sugars react either in a way that makes them go too high or too low. Some foods are definitely on the menu, and some are definitely off the menu for you! Read more...

How could a low blood sugar level cause a person in coma?

Hypoglycemia. Low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia can lead to coma because the brain relies on sugar as its energy source. If the blood sugar is low, then the brain doesn't function properly. A person may be agitated at first and then sleepy. They can have seizures and then be in a coma if blood sugar is low enough and remains low. Read more...

What are the risks involved with a low blood sugar level?

Low blood sugar . Low blood sugar is very dangerous and could lead to seizure, coma and even death. Mildly low blood sugar could cause anxiety, sweating, palpitations, dry mouth and confusion. Read more...

If you had a low blood sugar level and you didn't know you were diabetic, what would happen?

Hypoglyciemia. This low blood sugar reaction can happen in any one diabetic or not. Most people start to get agitated and start to feel cold and clammy. If bad they can pass out. Read more...
You could pass-out. Very low blood sugars can cause hypoglycemia and you could pass out and go into coma. Read more...

What is dangerously low blood sugar level?

Below 60 mg. Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a dangerous condition. Read more...