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From San Jose, California, USA:

I am a 48 year old male with type 1 and have had diabetes for about 6 years. Question: Why does my tongue become numb with low glucose levels? Sometimes the tip of my fingers will also become numb.


I'm not sure I know why, but I know it happens to others too. Some of the children I follow say it is a sure sign glucose is low. Use it to your advantage to avoid a severe low.


Original posting 25 Apr 1999
Posted to Hypoglycemia


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