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Hypoglycemia

What does it mean when a newborn (4 days old) has low blood sugar? The mother was not diagnosed with gestational diabetes. He is vomiting and very fatigued. What can be done to control this?

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I’m 21 years old and all of my life I’ve had extremely low blood sugar levels. Recently, I’ve noticed that I’ve been having extreme mood swings, and I burn through the food I eat a lot faster than normal. I’ve had to add another meal to my day in order to keep from passing out. Do you feel I should contact my doctor?

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I have had type 1 diabetes for 13 years. I am 30 years old. I am 14 weeks pregnant. I have been having many low blood sugars, low being in the 30s. Can my baby have defects related to the low blood sugars?

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I am a 55 year old male with a 12 year history of Type 2 diabetes. I experience a lot of lows, the only downside to which, I understand, is increasingly reduced sensitivity to same. Is there anything besides not having lows that will slow or minimize reduction in sensitivity to lows?

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My ten year old son is having low blood sugars. He does not have diabetes. His endocrinologist has prescribed medication. I am hesitant to start medication without further for a reason as to why his blood sugar is low. Am I overly worried about the medication?

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My son is on Lantus with Humalog, he has been having low blood sugars in the middle of the night, and he usually wakes with a high blood sugar reading in the morning. Any suggestions?

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I know of a person who has had type 1 diabetes whose husband says she has been found passed out at least twice within the last few weeks. She was found unconscious by her six year old who could not wake her. Her husband has tried to get her in to be seen. What can be done be for her? Can a person with diabetes have a seizure?

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I have suffered from night time lows frequently, slept through them and woke up in the morning very high from rebound, so I am concerned down the road when my awareness diminishes somewhat. Do you tend to see hypoglycemia unawareness in people who have had diabetes 20+ years, 30+ years, or does it vary?

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My four year old daughter, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, has been on the insulin pump for two years, but in the past 18 months, she has had three scary nighttime episodes. Her doctors never confirmed nor denied that there were seizures or night terrors. Do I need to get my daughter evaluated for seizures or night terrors?

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A year ago, I had a gastric bypass to lose weight, and I have lost 100 pounds, but due to the procedure, I have acquired reactive hypoglycemia which is taking control of my life. Can give me some insight on how to take control of this problem?

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