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What is Hypoglycemia?

What is Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is an abnormal condition in which the sugar (glucose) level in ...more »

  • Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar level.
  • Hypoglycemia: A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Hypoglycemia: abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Hypoglycemia: Introduction

Types of Hypoglycemia:

Types of Hypoglycemia:

  • Diabetic hypoglycemia - a "hypo" attack caused by diabetes treatments.
  • Reactive hypoglycemia - regularly getting a hypo a few hours after meals.
  • Fasting hypoglycemia - getting a hypo on an empty stomach
  • more types...»

Broader types of Hypoglycemia:

How serious is Hypoglycemia?

Complications of Hypoglycemia: see complications of Hypoglycemia

What causes Hypoglycemia?

Causes of Hypoglycemia: see causes of Hypoglycemia
Risk factors for Hypoglycemia: see risk factors for Hypoglycemia

What are the symptoms of Hypoglycemia?

Symptoms of Hypoglycemia: see symptoms of Hypoglycemia

Complications of Hypoglycemia: see complications of Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Hypoglycemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Hypoglycemia.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Hypoglycemia: see treatments for Hypoglycemia
Alternative treatments for Hypoglycemia: see alternative treatments for Hypoglycemia
Research for Hypoglycemia: see research for Hypoglycemia

Organs Affected by Hypoglycemia:

Organs and body systems related to Hypoglycemia include:

Name and Aliases of Hypoglycemia

Main name of condition: Hypoglycemia

Other names or spellings for Hypoglycemia:

Glucose levels low (blood, serum or plasma), Hypoglycaemia Source - Diseases Database

Hypoglycemia, Hypoglycaemia
Source - WordNet 2.1

Hypoglycemia: Related Conditions

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