How to treat low blood sugar
Caused by a drop in your blood glucose, low blood sugar (also called hypoglycemia) primarily affects people with diabetes. It can also occur for other reasons, including as a reaction to malnutrition, heavy consumption of alcohol, certain medications, Addison’s disease or illnesses that affect the kidneys, liver or thyroid.
Symptoms include hunger, dizziness, fatigue, blurred vision, shakiness or trembling, heart palpitations, irritability or even drowsiness or loss of consciousness if the condition isn’t treated quickly.
In this short video, Prisma Health walks you through the steps needed to treat low blood sugar in yourself or a loved one. Learn the essential steps you need to get back to feeling better in less time than it takes to finish your morning cup of coffee.
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