One Drop Guide to Handling Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar, also called “low blood glucose” or “hypoglycemia,” happens when your body doesn’t have enough sugar to fuel regular bodily functions. If you’re low, you may feel sweaty, shaky, and disoriented, among other things. Low blood sugar is often caused by physical activity and/or taking too much insulin, as well as certain other blood glucose lowering medications. Lows can be inconvenient and downright scary, so it’s important to always be prepared and catch lows before they get serious.

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Check out our guide to handling low blood sugar to learn everything you need to know to prevent and manage lows like a pro! We’ve included tips on detection, treatment (including recommended snacks), and prevention, so all your bases are covered. 🙂

 

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Rachel Sánchez-Madhur
Rachel Sánchez-Madhur

Living with T1D for 23+ years. Low-carb foodie, wine enthusiast, yogi, and dog-lover. Consumer Marketing, Strategy, and Customer Success at One Drop.