Hypoglycemia

An Overview of Neonatal Hypoglycemia 1X

An Overview of Neonatal Hypoglycemia

Neonatal hypoglycemia occurs when a newborn’s blood glucose is less than the baby’s body needs. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment. Neonatal hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar in a newborn, occurs when a newborn’s blood glucose...

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Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is usually associated with diabetes but has other causes. Reviewed by a board-certified endocrinologist.

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Symptoms of Hypoglycemia

Symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) include shakiness, fast heartbeat, anxiety, and hunger. If left untreated, it can become life-threatening. If you have diabetes, you may very well be familiar with the types of symptoms a blood glucose...

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An Overview of Neonatal Hypoglycemia

Neonatal hypoglycemia occurs when a newborn’s blood glucose is less than the baby’s body needs. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment. Neonatal hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar in a newborn, occurs when a newborn’s blood glucose...

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What Is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

Reactive (postprandial) hypoglycemia is a dip in blood glucose that occurs within four hours of eating. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and more. Reactive hypoglycemia, also called postprandial hypoglycemia, is a drop in blood glucose (blood...

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What Are Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia?

Hyperglycemia is a high blood sugar level, while hypoglycemia is the opposite issue (low blood sugar). Here is what to expect from both conditions. Low blood sugar (glucose) levels, called hypoglycemia, can cause fatigue or even fainting....

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What Is Nondiabetic Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia, a condition in which blood sugar dips below normal levels, can occur outside of diabetes. Learn about nondiabetic hypoglycemia. When an individual has hypoglycemia—which is a blood glucose level below 70 mg/dL—it's usually...

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What Is Hypoglycemic Shock?

For people with diabetes who take insulin or other medications, low blood sugar can lead to a potentially deadly condition known as hypoglycemic shock. If you are diabetic, it is important to check your blood sugar on a regular basis. If the levels...

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The Link Between Blood Sugar and Anxiety

Diabetes can increase anxiety due to physiological changes linked to low blood sugar. Learn about the connection between diabetes and anxiety. Low blood sugar and anxiety are linked, but the relationship is complicated. Symptoms of low blood sugar...

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Understanding Nocturnal Hypoglycemia

Nocturnal hypoglycemia is more common than one would think. Learn the key signs to monitor and how sleep and blood sugar are intertwined. When a person is sleeping at night and their blood glucose falls below 70 mg/dL, this is called nocturnal...

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Hypoglycemia vs. Hyperglycemia

Hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar and hyperglycemia refers to high blood sugar. Both may cause serious problems if they're not managed. Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia refer to blood sugar levels that are too low or too high, respectively. A...

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