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Some guidelines are:
Hypoglycemia - Low blood sugar: Caused by too little food, too much insulin or more exercise than usual.
Hypo Low blood glucose feels different to different people; it may include any of the following.
faintness, fatigue, shakiness, dizziness, muscle, cramping, weakness, hunger, pale, skin, nervousness, inappropriate, actions, stomachache, confusion, blurred, vision, irritability, headache, crankiness, fatigue, convulsions, sweating, unconsciousness.
A person with Hypoglycemia may be confused and say they are ok or don't need sugar. Make them take it anyway.
Many people who have had diabetes for more than 5 years lose some of the symptoms of low blood glucose. The usual feelings of hunger, sweatiness, anxiety, and increased heart rate may fade and escape your attention.
Sometimes you may just feel sleepy as your blood glucose drops Treatment:
Complete recovery may take 1-2 hours
Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), which is not as dangerous can be caused by too little insulin, too much food or too little physical activity. Infections, illness, and/or stress may precipitate the condition. Symptoms: Thirst, headaches, frequent urination, fatigue, dry mouth, abdominal pain
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