Hypoglycemia in children happens when a child's blood glucose level drops too low, which may
cause a child to pass out or have a seizure if not counteracted by sugar.
|Symptoms of Hypoglycemia in Children|
Causes of Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia can come on fast. Causes of hypoglycemia in children include:
- Delaying a meal
- Exercising more than usual
- Missing a meal
- Taking too much diabetes medicine
Symptoms of hypoglycemia in children include:
- Feeling tired
Diabetic children younger than six or seven years of age often may lack the cognitive capacity to recognize hypoglycemic symptoms.
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