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What do you or your child most often use to treat hypoglycemia?

      Glucose tablets (DEX4, B-D, etc.)  
  19%   (148)  
      Glucose gel (MonoGel, Insta-Glucose, etc.)  
  1%   (5)  
      Juice, soda, or milk  
  64%   (479)  
      Honey or cake gel  
  2%   (21)  
      Hard candy (Lifesavers, etc.)  
  6%   (51)  
  5%   (41)  

What do you or your child most often use to treat hypoglycemia?

Poll dates: January 3 - 10, 1999
Total Votes: 745

Almost two-thirds (64%) of people who responded to this poll treat hypoglycemia with juice, soda, or milk. Commercial glucose tablets are used by about one-fifth (19%). Honey or cake gel, which work well for little kids, are used by only 2%. [Caution: do not give honey to kids younger than one year.] Surprisingly, commercial glucose gels are used by only 1% of people who responded.

For more information, see Emergency Glucose and Hypoglycemia.

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