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Hypoglycemia from 1997

  1. Our daughter has had bouts of pains in her lower limbs. This seems to come on when her sugar is falling. (20 Dec 97)
  2. His hypoglycemia manifests itself in shaking hands and arms, closed eyes, and disorientation. What is causing this? (14 Dec 97)
  3. I was advised not to use chocolate to treat low blood sugar because the fat in a candy bar would slow down the absorption of the sugar. (12 Dec 97)
  4. My daughter is 9 years old. She has been tested and has low blood sugar. Could this be hypoglycemia? (10 Dec 97)
  5. I know someone who recently experienced loss of motion on the right side of her body as she was waking in the morning. (28 Nov 97)
  6. I have to eat every 2.5 to every 4 hours otherwise I feel sick. (28 Nov 97)
  7. The first few times we gave him glucagon it only took about 15 minutes and he was fully alert. The last time 1 hour. (27 Nov 97)
  8. My 12 year old son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 2 months ago, is having recurrent hypoglycemia at school. (22 Nov 97)
  9. Are night time seizures common among teenage diabetics? (22 Nov 97)
  10. I have recently been diagnosed with hypoglycemia and I am still confused about the relationship between sugar, glucose and insulin. (18 Nov 97)
  11. I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia when I was nine. Two times I experienced a situation where my jaw would "freeze." (9 Nov 97)
  12. In the past month I have had two hypoglycemic episodes. In both episodes my tongue went numb. (8 Nov 97)
  13. About once per month my blood glucose will drop to less that 30 mg/dl within 30 minutes of the A.M. shot. Any ideas? (8 Nov 97)
  14. I have a 15 year old son, Type I since age 12. A while ago he had a seizure and I have not been able to explain why. (31 Oct 97)
  15. My 4-year old daughter diagnosed 4 months ago. I check her while she's sleeping at 9:30 PM and she's usually dropped to the low 60's. (23 Oct 97)
  16. Even though I have her down to just 1N she still tends to go low (50's) just before lunch and early evening. (18 Oct 97)
  17. Can you give us an idea of how many points his blood sugar should go up with each gram of carbohydrates given? (13 Oct 97)
  18. My 11 year old child has had several low blood sugar readings. Is it possible to control this by watching his diet? (11 Oct 97)
  19. As a school nurse, I am frequently asked to care for a diabetic student. I have an 8 year old Type l student who I can't seem to get into control. (6 Oct 97)
  20. Is there anything on the market or in test for giving an audible warning of oncoming hypoglycemia? (5 Oct 97)
  21. Diabetes runs in my family. Lately I've been showing signs being hypoglycaemic. (4 Oct 97)
  22. A friend of mine has a child who developed normally to about 10 weeks. Hyperinsulinemia was not diagnosed until a further 10 weeks. (28 Sep 97)
  23. My 13 year old daughter recently had an episode at school volleyball practice that I think may have been hypoglycemia. (22 Sep 97)
  24. I was told that honey and corn syrup should never be used for infants less than one year of age. Is this true? (21 Sep 97)
  25. My 11 year-old son has had diabetes for 6 years. About 2 years ago, he started having low blood sugars nearly every night. (21 Sep 97)
  26. After reading the symptoms of hypoglycemia, I noticed several symptoms my four year old exhibits during her frequent bouts of throwing up. (21 Sep 97)
  27. I have Type 1 diabetes and recently gave birth to a child. He had fallen to "below 20". (14 Sep 97)
  28. Our 12 year old daughter is complaining of being cold a lot of the time. Should we be concerned? (3 Sep 97)
  29. My daughter was having seizures and was not conscious. If I didn't have glucagon with me, could she have died? (3 Sep 97)
  30. Is it normal for a 8 year old to be aggressive toward other children if their blood sugar levels are down? (1 Sep 97)
  31. Are headaches ever attributed to either rebound or severe hypos? (31 Aug 97)
  32. My daughter experienced hypoglycemic seizures a few years ago. Following each seizure, she experienced a severe headache. (30 Aug 97)
  33. I have a 28 month old daughter. She has experienced two severe lows. What effects can lows have on such a young child? (30 Aug 97)
  34. We have not been able to find out what blood glucose levels are considered hypoglycemic and what to do about it. (21 Aug 97)
  35. Are we allowing something to be damaging her body by her highs or lows? (21 Aug 97)
  36. Do anti-seizure medications help in diabetes-related seizures? (17 Aug 97)
  37. Recently we have discovered that he has hypoglycemia. I have been told that he could develop diabetes. (2 Aug 97)
  38. When children with diabetes have flu and vomiting, IV fluids turn them around quickly. (29 Jul 97)
  39. Is rectal glucose of any value? (26 Jul 97)
  40. My husband had a critical low blood sugar. I'm afraid he'll have an episode like this when my children are alone with him. (12 Jul 97)
  41. My daughter is almost 15. The problem is that she is having lows in the morning after breakfast until lunch. (9 Jul 97)
  42. I have a five year old daughter who experiences hypoglycemic episodes. A 5 hour glucose tolerance test proved to be fine. (4 Jul 97)
  43. I vaguely remember seeing an alarm worn on the wrist that will sound if my sugar drops. Any information please. (4 Jul 97)
  44. My son has been outside playing since summer started. His numbers are falling anywere from 45 to 100. (26 Jun 97)
  45. Our 9 year old daughter had a 5 hr glucose tolerance done. The doctor said she seems to be hypoglycemic. (17 Jun 97)

  46. I have difficulty recognizing any symptoms of low sugar. (5 Jun 97)
  47. Can you explain the relationship (if any) between morning ketones and middle-of-the-night hypoglycemia? (25 May 97)
  48. What is meant by "Somogyi reaction," and does it really happen? (25 May 97)
  49. My four year old complains a lot about her stomach aching and I wonder if either low blood sugar or too high blood sugar can cause this. (21 May 97)
  50. My wife and I have a 2 1/2 year old daughter. Tonight I did a blood test on her and the reading was 55. (18 May 97)
  51. My 13-month old daughter has been experiencing 2 A.M. lows, around 45-55. Is it possible that these are causing brain damage? (9 May 97)
  52. I was concerned to read a recent question about research that associates hypoglycemia with cognitive deficits. (3 May 97)
  53. I have an 11 year old son with diabetes. Lately, when he has low blood sugars, he refuses to eat. Any suggestions? (27 Apr 97)
  54. He had his first low at night after a snack of cheese and crackers before bedtime. (20 Apr 97)
  55. My son does not wake up during the night when his blood sugar is low. If we do not catch the low, he wakes up paralyzed. (17 Apr 97)
  56. My question concerns an unusual series of hypoglycemic reactions about 5 years ago at the age of 25. (17 Apr 97)
  57. I have had a sudden shortness of breath and a need for sugar at the time, when playing sports. Is this hypoglycemia? (13 Apr 97)
  58. Could Humulin insulin be the/a cause of hypoglycemia unawareness? (29 Mar 97)
  59. My 4.5 year old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 20 months. Recently my wife saw my son having a seizure. (28 Mar 97)
  60. Is there any possibility that the reaction I experienced a couple of days ago could have affected my sugars? (22 Mar 97)
  61. Our daughter, age 10, with Type 1 diabetes for 1 1/2 years, woke up recently unable to talk or move her left arm. (22 Mar 97)
  62. I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia 6 years ago, however, I am beginning to wonder if that is what is wrong. (20 Mar 97)
  63. My daughter was diagnosed about 3 weeks ago. We are unsure of what to do if she faints because of low sugar. (20 Mar 97)
  64. My 7 1/2 year old son experienced his first severe insulin reaction this weekend and I have some questions. (20 Mar 97)
  65. We are having a problem with her not being able to recognize a true low blood sugar from a high blood sugar. (15 Mar 97)
  66. My daughter is having a low consistently every day before lunch. (15 Mar 97)
  67. Our 9 year old has been complaining of vision problems (blurry) the past 2 days. Can the lows be causing blurriness? (15 Mar 97)
  68. What side of the "normal range" is better to be on, high or low and by how much? (9 Mar 97)
  69. I am not diagnosed with diabetes but think I may have it. A friend checked my blood sugar level and it was 53. (4 Mar 97)
  70. I was wondering if brain cells die from low blood sugar, even when a person is conscious and coherent? (23 Feb 97)
  71. What is the possibility of him having a severe (or moderate for that matter) low episode while he sleeps? (16 Feb 97)
  72. My daughter is 7 years old. We occasionally get low blood sugar readings just before a meal and shot. (11 Feb 97)
  73. In the same day, for no reason he could go from 50 to 350 and not be sick, overly active or eating incorrect foods. (2 Feb 97)
  74. My 3 year old daughter started having seizures and never again gained consciousness. She was pronounced brain dead 48 hours later. (2 Feb 97)
  75. Do we worry about the low sugar levels like we worry about the high ones? (16 Jan 97)
  76. Early episodes of low blood sugar included tingling in my limbs and lips and near collapse. Is this common? (4 Jan 97)
  77. What is Todd's Paralysis? Does it damage the brain at all and what does it have to do with diabetes? (1 Jan 97)

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