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Ok, new?, startin' 2 suspect hypoglycemia poss? Actually, my husband is, by watchin' me& he has had fam w/ it. ? List of symptoms please 1st....

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Unlikely hypoglycemi

'hypoglycemia' is thrown about as cause of all sorts of behavior that doesn't seem 'normal'.
It means low blood sugar level, usually below 65mg%. True blood sugar, documented, and confirmed on a glucose tolerance test needs to be carefully worked up (insulinoma often). Reactive blood sugar means one gets symptoms (lightheaded, moody, irritable) when sugar is low normal. Eat smaller meals 4-5 times / day.

In brief: Unlikely hypoglycemi

'hypoglycemia' is thrown about as cause of all sorts of behavior that doesn't seem 'normal'.
It means low blood sugar level, usually below 65mg%. True blood sugar, documented, and confirmed on a glucose tolerance test needs to be carefully worked up (insulinoma often). Reactive blood sugar means one gets symptoms (lightheaded, moody, irritable) when sugar is low normal. Eat smaller meals 4-5 times / day.
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Allison Greco
General Practice
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In brief: Lots to worry about

Hypoglycemia may result in dizziness, blurry vision, fast heartbeat, jitteriness, and fainting.
Hypoglycemia usually occurs when a person with diabetes takes too much insulin. It can also be caused by not eating. Unfortunately, the symptoms of hypoglycemia can be caused by low blood pressure, dehydration, & heart conditions, so you should see your doctor.

In brief: Lots to worry about

Hypoglycemia may result in dizziness, blurry vision, fast heartbeat, jitteriness, and fainting.
Hypoglycemia usually occurs when a person with diabetes takes too much insulin. It can also be caused by not eating. Unfortunately, the symptoms of hypoglycemia can be caused by low blood pressure, dehydration, & heart conditions, so you should see your doctor.
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