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Anyone can experience Hypoglycemia, but those with diabetes are more prone to it. Hypoglycemia is when a person’s blood sugar is too low to fuel the body. This can occur in individuals with diabetes who take too much insulin, skip meals, drink too much alcohol or even exercise too strenuously.
 
Weakness, drowsiness, dizziness and a rapid heartbeat are some of the common symptoms of hypoglycemia people can experience. Fortunately, people with diabetes can recognize these symptoms and treat them quickly consuming something containing sugar like juice or candy. If for some reason they cannot identify any of the symptoms, a glucagon injection can be used to reverse hypoglycemia. If still not responsive, the individual may need to be hospitalized to get their blood sugar stabilized.
 
Monitoring blood sugar levels frequently and consulting your doctor for advice on what to do when it drops lower than the normal range (60 mg/dl) is the best way to prevent hypoglycemia.
 
Please consult your doctor for your individual requirements.
 

 

 

 

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