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Hypoglycemia means low blood glucose, or blood sugar. Your body needs glucose to have enough energy. After you eat, your blood absorbs glucose. If you eat more sugar than your body needs, your muscles, and liver store the extra. When your blood sugar begins to fall, a hormone tells your liver to release glucose.

In most people, this raises blood sugar. If it doesn't, you have hypoglycemia, and your blood sugar can be dangerously low. Signs include

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  1. Hypoglycemia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Hypoglycemia means low blood glucose, or blood sugar. Your body needs glucose to have enough energy. After ... blood sugar. If it doesn't, you have hypoglycemia, and your blood sugar can be dangerously low. ...
  2. Hypoglycemia Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Hypoglycemia Introduction Hypoglycemia is a condition that causes blood sugar level to drop dangerously low. It mostly shows up in diabetic patients who take insulin. When recognized early, hypoglycemia can be treated successfully. This reference summary will ...
  3. Hypoglycemia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Hope through Research For More Information What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia, also called low blood glucose or low ... or tumors. [ Top ] What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia causes symptoms such as hunger shakiness nervousness ...
  4. What Is Hypoglycemia? (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... another health condition, such as diabetes. What Is Hypoglycemia? The body's most important fuel is glucose, a ... and loss of consciousness (coma). Continue Who Gets Hypoglycemia? Almost all teens who take blood sugar-lowering ...
  5. ... Hypoglycemia? What Is the Difference Between Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia? By Debra A. Sokol-McKay Hyperglycemia Hyperglycemia refers ... healthy eating habits and losing weight if necessary Hypoglycemia Hypoglycemia refers to dangerously low blood glucose levels ...
  6. ... Searches Diabetes mellitus Hypoglycemia Patient information Patient information: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in diabetes mellitus (Beyond the ...
  7. Drug-induced hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that results from medication. ... to treat diabetes can result in drug-induced hypoglycemia. The condition may also occur when someone without ...
  8. Hypoglycemia (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... blood sugar levels) drop too low, it's called hypoglycemia. Very low blood sugar levels can cause severe ... change in the treatment plan to help avoid hypoglycemia symptoms. The diabetes health care team will determine ...
  9. Hypoglycemia is a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too low. Blood sugar below ... Hypoglycemia occurs when: Your body's sugar (glucose) is used up too quickly Glucose is released into the ...
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Hypoglycemia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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