Everyone reacts differently to low blood sugar. That’s why it’s important for you to know your own hypoglycemia symptoms, so that you can recognize a low and treat it quickly.
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Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar is defined as a blood sugar level of less than 4.0 mmol/L in people with diabetes who are treated with either insulin or medications that cause insulin to be produced such as glyburide or Diamicron®.
Fear of hypoglycemia is common in people with diabetes, but there are steps you can take to manage it.
In order to fully understand what hypoglycemia is, and how it can be prevented and treated, think about the following questions and answers when you’re discussing hypoglycemia with your diabetes healthcare team.
If you are caring for a loved one with diabetes, it’s important that you know how to recognize and manage low blood sugar levels (this is known as hypoglycemia).
When you have diabetes, low blood sugar is a common concern. After all, when your blood sugar drops you can experience a host of uncomfortable symptoms.