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Hypoglycemia

My 15 year old daughter does springboard diving. Even when she eats an extra snack before diving, her blood sugars drop too low while exercising. Any ideas?

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Does anyone have any good solid information pertaining to seizures that are on set by hypoglycemia?

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I have a 4 year old that has been experiencing problems with low blood sugar at the onset of an illness. He gets the ketone breath and pale and lethargic. Any suggestions?

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My 4 1/2 years old’s blood sugar goes low rapidly overnight and I don’t understand why. What should we do to keep it outside danger zone all through the night?

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Our 12 3/4 year old son has had one mild diabetic seizure and 2 pretty full blown seizures in the past few days. Can you give us any information on why these seizures occur and how they can be prevented?

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My 7 year old son has had diabetes for 2 years. He has had 2 episodes of tachycardia (heart rate today was 230) which self resolved. His blood sugar was 45. The ER doctor and his pediatrician think it may be due to low blood sugar, or rapidly falling sugar. Is this common?

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I have a five year old daughter who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 1. A few days ago she woke up screaming bloody murder. When I went into the room, I found that she was completely paralyzed on her right side.

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I am a fourteen year old with type 1 diabetes. If I had a severe hypo in the middle of the night, and no one woke up to save me, about how long would it take before I died?

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My fiancee went to bed at about 1 am with a blood sugar of 5.1 mmol/L [91.8 mg/dl], but when I woke at 7 am, she had a seizure. I got her to swallow some sugar, but I called the paramedics anyway and they gave her a glucagon injection. Are these problems that are commonly experienced after a hypo episode and a glucagon injection?

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My three and a half year old son never has had any severe hypoglycemic reactions), but like most parents of a young child with diabetes, I am concerned about hypoglycemia and the fact that no one has been able to answer me specifically when damage occurs with hypoglycemia. Is there a subtle damage to the brain anytime his blood sugar goes below 4.0 mmol/L [72 mg/dl] or is there damage only when there are clear and visible symptoms?

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