How to Identify Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)1

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is a condition that usually occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) level drops below 3.9mmol/l. That’s why it’s important to talk to your doctor about your blood sugar (glucose) targets and what level is too low for you.

Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia) Symptoms You Should Look Out For

Everyone reacts differently to low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), so it’s important to understand and recognize your own low blood sugar (glucose) symptoms. Here are some of the visible signs and feelings of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)2:

Anxiety

Irritability

Dizziness

Headache

Sweating

Hunger

Shakiness

Fatigue or weakness

Rapid Pulse

Blurred vision

Tingling in fingers or lips

Important: Always discuss low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) events and treatment actions with your doctor.

Watch 'Going Low' to Learn How to Identify the Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia)2

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References
  1. https://www.diabetesresearch.org/document.doc?id=275
  2. http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/hypoglycemia-low-blood.html
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