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Hypoglycemia

At birth, my son’s blood sugar was only 15 mg/dl [0.8 mmol/L]. Because of this, could there be brain damage or problems of this nature that might not be detectable until later?

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For a year and a half, I have been plagued with hypoglycemic episodes. I was examined at the National Institutes of Health for four days where I underwent a 48 hour fast, and my blood glucoses remained steady in the 70s mg/dl [3.9 mmol/L]. I also showed no signs of insulinoma. I’m at a loss. What should I ask my doctors to consider looking at?

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When my 12 year old son is tired and has symptoms of low sugar his urine sugar is three-plus or more, but his blood sugar is somewhat low. What is the cause of this? How can we distinguish between high and low blood sugar?

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Recently, my 11 year old was hospitalized with hypoglycemia. Her insulin level was over 2000. The doctors suspected she had given herself quite a lot of insulin, but this seems impossible. Do you have any insight?

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Does using medications with epinephrine cause someone to have low blood sugar levels?

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I am hypoglycemic. Does this mean I can develop diabetes? If so, which type? Why do I feel low about three hours after breakfast?

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Recently, I used my cousin’s glucometer and my blood sugars were somewhat low. Since I’m often shaky and feel faint, my aunt said I might have hypoglycemia. Should I go see a doctor?

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About a year ago, my young daughter had a hypoglycemic episode. Since then, the doctor has said to check her blood sugar only when she drinks or urinates a lot. Why would she have variable readings within the normal range?

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Do you have any information on severe hypoglycemia unawareness? Could it be caused by Humalog or the length of time I’ve had diabetes?

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Since a recent flu and cold, my daughter has been experiencing low blood sugars even after we have reduced her insulin. What could be going on?

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