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Is hypoglicemia the same as diabetes and what causes it?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Opposites

Diabetes is having too much sugar in your blood due to either not making enough Insulin (type i) or your cells not responding to Insulin (type ii).
Hypoglycemia is not enough blood sugar and can be caused by many things such as not eating properly and taking too much insulin. Both can damage your body and should be treated by a physician.

In brief: Opposites

Diabetes is having too much sugar in your blood due to either not making enough Insulin (type i) or your cells not responding to Insulin (type ii).
Hypoglycemia is not enough blood sugar and can be caused by many things such as not eating properly and taking too much insulin. Both can damage your body and should be treated by a physician.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Garron Miller
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Type 1 diabetes is due to no beta cells in pancreas that produce insulin.
A diabetic gets an elevated glucose (hyperglycemia). Hypoglycemia is low sugar sometimes due to enzyme deficiency, metabolic issue, .

In brief: No

Type 1 diabetes is due to no beta cells in pancreas that produce insulin.
A diabetic gets an elevated glucose (hyperglycemia). Hypoglycemia is low sugar sometimes due to enzyme deficiency, metabolic issue, .
Dr. Garron Miller
Dr. Garron Miller
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