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This information is for people who may need to help you if
you are too weak or confused to treat your own low blood sugar related to
diabetes or some other health condition that can cause
low blood sugar. Make a copy for your partner, coworkers, and friends.
Because medicines for diabetes may cause prolonged low
blood sugar levels, have someone stay with the person for a few hours after his
or her blood sugar level has returned to the target range.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
Current as ofApril 25, 2016
Current as of:
April 25, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien, MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator
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