Information from the American Diabetes Association for people with diabetes: GOOD TO KNOW
Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood glucose (sugar), is when your blood glucose levels have fallen too low. This is usually less than 70 mg/dL. However, talk to your doctor about your own blood glucose targets and what level is too low for you.
When can it happen?
Low blood glucose can happen if you've skipped a meal or snack, eaten less than usual, or been more physically active than usual.If you don't take steps to bring glucose levels back to normal, you could even pass out.
What are the symptoms?
Each person's reaction to low blood glucose is different. It's important that you Learn your own signs and symptoms when your blood glucose is Low.
Signs and symptoms of low blood glucose begin quickly …