HYPOGLYCEMIA – What is it?

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.

Author: KV Labs

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