If you are at risk for severe hypoglycemia, there are some important things you can do to prevent and manage it. Read on to learn about 6 best practices to manage low blood sugar emergencies.
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How to engage family and friends in helping manage severe low blood sugar
If you take insulin or a diabetes medication that increases insulin produced by the pancreas (such as glyburide, gliclazide or repaglinide), you may be at risk of severe hypoglycemia. Read on to learn some things your family and friends can do to help you manage severe low blood sugar.
What is a low blood sugar emergency?
There are different levels of low blood sugar – mild, moderate and severe – and they are managed differently. It is especially important to know about low blood sugar emergencies so that you or a family member, friend, caregiver or co-worker can help out in this situation.
5 steps to reduce concerns about hypoglycemia
Having an episode of hypoglycemia is a common fear for people with diabetes. Read about 5 steps you can take to reduce concerns about hypoglycemia in this expert blog.
Myths and facts about starting insulin
There are many myths associated with insulin use in people with type 2 diabetes. Read this expert blog to learn the myths and facts about starting insulin.