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  What do you or your child use most often to treat hypoglycemia?  
      Glucose tablets  
  22%     25  
      Glucose gel or liquid  
  4%     4  
      Juice, soda, or milk  
  51%     58  
      Honey or cake gel  
  1%      1  
      Hard candy (Lifesavers, etc.)  
  9%     10  
      Other  
  13%     15  

Total votes: 113
 

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

Poll dates: October 23 - 30, 2013
Total Votes: 113

Just about half (51%) of people who responded to this poll treat hypoglycemia with juice, soda, or milk. Commercial glucose tablets are used by 22%, down quite a bit from last year. We're not sure what the 13% "other" is -- please use our feedback form to let us know.

These percentages have remained about the same over the years, according to our previous polls:

Answer   Oct 2013   Oct 2012   Oct 2011   Oct 2010   Oct 2009   Oct 2008   Oct 2007   Oct 2006   Oct 2005   Feb 2004   Jan 2003   Oct 2001   Jan 1999
Glucose tablets (DEX4, etc.)   22%   30%   26%   25%   22%   24%   22%   22%   20%   19%   20%   23%   19%
Glucose gel or liguid (MonoGel, Insta-Glucose, etc.)   4%   2%   1%   2%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%
Juice, soda, or milk   51%   48%   54%   53%   60%   54%   58%   61%   61%   62%   65%   62%   64%
Honey or cake gel   1%   0%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   2%
Hard candy (Lifesavers, etc.)   9%   3%   5%   4%   5%   5%   5%   4%   7%   6%   6%   6%   6%
Other   13%   17%   13%   15%   8%   11%   8%   8%   6%   8%   5%   5%   5%

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Last Updated: Wednesday October 30, 2013 18:24:50
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