Symptoms of Hypoglycemia in Children


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
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:
  • Confusion
  • Feeling tired
  • Headache
  • Hunger
  • Irritability
  • Shakiness
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
Diabetic children younger than six or seven years of age often may lack the cognitive capacity to recognize hypoglycemic symptoms.

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