Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) Symptoms and Diabetes

Medical Author: Ruchi Mathur, M.D.
Medical Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

I am fortunate to have a team of great nurses and a wonderful nutritionist in my office. As I was on my way into see a patient, I overheard one of our nurses going into great deal of detail educating a young patient with diabetes about the concerns of low blood sugar. Her conversation reminded me that this is a subject of great importance to patients with diabetes. I will take this opportunity to highlight information on issues related to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) such as:

  • What are the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia?
  • When should you be concerned?
  • What to do for diabetes treatment?
  • When you should seek medical attention.

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