At what blood glucose level do you consider yourself or your child to be low and in need of treatment?
Total votes: 820
At what blood glucose level do you consider yourself or your child to be low and in need of treatment?Poll dates: March 14 - 21, 2004
Total Votes: 820
Many factors come into play when deciding the level at which a low blood sugar needs treatment, including age, previous activity or exercise, and how long before the next meal. The largest percentage of our readers -- 33% -- report that at 70 mg/dl [3.9 mmol/L], they begin treatment for low blood sugar. The average level of all responses is 68 mg/dl.
For more information, see:
- Guidelines for Treating Lows by Age
- Glucagon Emergency Kit
- Mini-Dose Glucagon Rescue for Hypoglycemia in Children With Type 1 Diabetes
- Ask the Diabetes Team questions about hypoglycemia
- Emergency Glucose
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