Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) Symptoms & Signs
Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) means that blood levels of glucose are too low. This condition is most commonly a complication of treatment for diabetes. Symptoms of hypoglycemia vary among people. When blood sugar levels drop, symptoms can include
These are among the early symptoms of hypoglycemia. Other possible symptoms of low blood sugar can be
If the low blood sugar levels persist, more serious symptoms develop, such as
Eventually, coma may develop.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/6/2014
Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
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