How 2 know when Ur Blood sugar levels R Low

By Fire Latest Reply 2009-11-10 07:33:23 -0600
Started 2009-11-06 23:47:58 -0600

(Symptoms noticed within minutes 2 hours)

***What 2 watch 4:

* cold sweats, faintness, dizziness

* headache

* pounding of heart, trembling, nervousness

* blurred vision

* hunger

* inability 2 awaken

* grouchiness

*personality change

***What should U/some1 do?

* Take 2-3 B-D glucose tablets, liquids or foods containing sugar (e.g. orange juice or regular soda pop)

* check blood sugar level

* don Not give insulin

* do not give anything by mouth if unconscious

* if unconscious, give Glucagon according 2 package directions

* call doctor


* 2 much insulin

* Not enough food

* unusual amount of exercise

* delayed meal

I do hope this will help every1 2 noticed the warning signs of low blood sugar levels in their bodies. I have found this 2 B very informative when this has happened 2 me. My In-Home-Aide has thanked me many times 4 having this posted on my frigerator. :)

4 replies

Elrond 2009-11-08 01:13:33 -0600 Report

Perhaps this is unique to me but the first symptom of low sugar I notice is ringing ears. That usually starts around a reading of 70 and if I pay attention, I have time to do something before I reach a dangerous low.

Hinboyz3 2009-11-07 07:12:20 -0600 Report

Thanks Fire, everyone should have a copy of this posted somewhere, so that friends and family members know what to look for. Im making a copy now, thank again.