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hypoglycemia

  1. 1.  Sudden decrease in blood glucose level below than normal
  2. 2.  Fasting blood sugar 70-100 mg/ml 2 hour Post Glucose < 140 mg/ml
  3. 3. SYMPTOMS
  4. 4.  Hypoglycemia often starts suddenly and so must be managed promptly One should check sugar levels on glucometer as soon as he/she starts feeling above discussed symptoms
  5. 5.  If reading is <70 mg/dl then take something sweet immediately and wait for 10-15 mins After relaxation consult your doctor for the condition
  6. 6.  If reading is in between 70-100 mg/dl and symptoms persists then take some food to eat and wait for 10-15 mins After relaxation consult your doctor for the condition
  7. 7.  If there is an emergency, or you are on the way, or driving and you can’t wait even for the checking then also take some sugar without checking your sugar After relaxation consult your doctor immediately
  8. 8.  Can lead to unconsciousness To tackle this do the following: Apply the paste of honey in the mouth
  9. 9.  Put a thick paste of glucose in the mouth and as soon as patient is awaken make him/her drink water so that glucose gets enter in the body
  10. 10.  Always keep glucagon 1 mg injection at home to inject in such kind of emergencies. It is administered just like insulin.
  11. 11.  Higher dose of insulin or medication and comparatively lesser food.
  12. 12.  Follow a regular meal pattern of 3 major meal and 3 smaller meals. Never be fasting more than 3-4 hours a day. Follow your doctor’s and dietician’s instructions properly. Maintain a balance between your diet and medication or insulin dose.
  13. 13. Maintain balance between yourintake and output
  14. 14. Rashi TantiaSr.Dietician

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