Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is abnormally low blood glucose levels

Explanation of Imbalance

Hypoglycemia affects the blood sugar levels. This is affected by the glucagon. Glucagon is a hormone that stimulate the liver to release stored glucose into the bloodstream when your blood glucose levels are too low

Symptoms

A few symptoms of hypoglycemia are:

  • shakiness
  • blurred/ impaired vision
  • lack of coordination
  • nervousness or anxiety
  • seizures

Treatments

1) consume 15-20g of glucose or simple carbohydrates

2 )get inject able glucagon

"Your best bet is to practice good diabetes management and learn to detect hypoglycemia so you can treat it early- before it gets worse."

Diabetes Basics: Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia

Tiffany Golobek