Low Blood Sugar Signs & Symptoms
Living with diabetes is a balancing act between keeping blood sugar levels in check and avoiding hypoglycemiawhen levels are 70 mg/dL or lower, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Hypoglycemia symptoms include
- confusion and
Surprisingly, some people don't notice hypoglycemia when it occurs. Called hypoglycemia unawareness, the condition happens most commonly in people who
- have frequent bouts of low blood sugar,
- have had diabetes for many years, or
- tightly control their blood glucose levels.
Talk to your doctor about what to do to recognize symptoms of low blood sugar before the condition becomes a problem.
From our sister publication Diabetes Focus Spring 2015