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Welcome to Hypoglycemia.co.uk
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Treatment in Infants
Treatment in Children
Hypoglycemia, Low Blood Sugar Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Treatment in Adults
Treatment in Elderly
Welcome to Hypoglycemia.co.uk an essental guide to low blood sugar and a community for sufferers of hypoglycemia. Read our hypoglycemia guide for definitions and an explanation of the causes, symptoms, prevention, treatment, and management of hypos.
Join our hypoglycemia forum and get guidance , help and support from members of our community forum. Although the site focuses on hypoglycemia in people with diabetes we also hypoglycemia in people without diabetes.
In diabetes the main causes of hypoglycaemia are the result of an imbalance of too much medication for carbohydrate eaten. Other factors such as exercise, alcohol and delayed or missed meals can increase the risk of hypoglycemia.
A lack of glucose in the blood can leaves the brain and body starved of fuel which can cause a variety of symptoms of hypoglycemia. The signs of hypoglycemia can vary from person to person and can also vary from time to time.
Diagnosis of hypogycemia refers to the diagnosis of non-diabetic conditions that cause regular episodes of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
For people at risk of hypoglycemia, having full hypo awareness is beneficial, allowing you to act on the signs of hypoglycemia before blood glucose levels become potentially serious. It is possible to both lose and regain hypo awareness.