What is hypoglycemia?
Hypoglycemia is the term for low blood glucose (sugar) (BG <70 mg/dl)
How is hypoglycemia treated?
· Follow rule of 15
· For mild to moderate hypoglycemia,
- you need to consume 15 grams of carbohydrates
- Wait 15 minutes and retest your blood glucose level.
- If it is still low, consume another 15 grams of carbohydrates.
· In severe cases: Injection glucagon to be given if available or to be taken to hospital as soon as possible.