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My 11 year old suffers from bouts of low blood sugar. What type of snacks do you think would be the best for her to keep with her? Something that won''t need replaced that often and will balance her blood sugar levels at the same time?

A: Hi Melissa. I found a list a some foods that may help from the article Quick sugar foods for hypoglycemia: Foods to help raise blood sugarFoodAmountTable sugar 1 tablespoon Fruit juice or regular soda pop ½ cupFat-free milk 1 cupHoney or corn syrup 1 tablespoon Jam 2 tablespoonsRaisins 2 tablespoons Gum drops 7 smallLife Savers candy 8 piecesHard candy 3 piecesGlucose tablets 3 tabletsGlucose gel ½ tubeI''m sure she won''t mind some of these snacks Hello, Melissa, I''ve also had bouts of Hypoglycemia since I was a child. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the same age as your daughter. I''ve found that the cheese or peanut butter filled...


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Does atenolol ever cause low blood sugar?

A: You should inform your health care provide if you think you''re having a problem with your blood sugar. low blood sugar levels have been reported in people taking atenolol (Tenormin) and other beta-blockers. This side effect is more common in infants, children, and people with kidney disease or diabetes. low blood sugar levels are also more likely to occur in people who are fasting, such as before surgery or after prolonged exercise. symptoms of low blood sugar can vary;...


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What Causes low blood sugar Levels After Eating?

A: Eating triggers the pancreas to release insulin which helps the body move the sugars out of food and convert them into usuable energy. Foods with high sugar content can cause the ''over-release'' of insulin, which converts sugars too quickly, causing symptoms of low blood sugar. If you go a long time without eating you will get low blood sugar. When you eat, the sugars are broken down by the liver and transferred into the

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What Causes low blood sugar Levels After Eating?

A: Eating triggers the pancreas to release insulin which helps the body move the sugars out of food and convert them into usuable energy. Foods with high sugar content can cause the ''over-release'' of insulin, which converts sugars too quickly, causing symptoms of low blood sugar. If you go a long time without eating you will get low blood sugar. When you eat, the sugars are broken down by the liver and transferred into the

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How Can I Manage low blood sugar In Children?

A: Hypoglycemia, commonly known as low blood sugar, is a potentially serious condition in which the body’s glucose levels periodically drop, resulting in a range of symptoms such as shakiness, faintness, sweating, irritability, headache, disorientation, and in extreme cases, seizure. low blood sugar in children can be especially dangerous, as they often cannot treat or even identify the source of their discomfort. Thus as a caregiver, you must manage low blood sugar in...


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What symptoms are caused by low blood sugar ?

A: Mild to moderate--Weakness, dizziness, anxiety, sighing, yawning, blurred vision, sleepiness, racing heart, sweating, nausea, confusion, difficulty speaking (slurring or trouble forming words), irritability ranging from mild to extreme anger, numb/tingling hands, feet or face (including lips), nightmares. Extreme--convulsions, coma, death. Here is a website that may give you some more info: http://webess16.micromedex.com/content/DiseaseDex/000702.htm I can tell you exactly what feelings you get..... The shakes, accelelorated heart rate, sweating, confusion, dizzy, hunger, blurry vision, tiredness, headaches, anxiety and irritability. Most of these are also symptoms of high blood

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low blood sugar levels? but i dont have diabetes? is there anything i should do? should i increase sugar?

A: No. do not go back for more sugar. low blood sugar means that you probably get pretty tired feeling around 2 p.m. every day, for one thing. This is a good time for you to have a banana. You may awaken grouchy. When you feel grouchy for no reason, have a spoon full of peanut butter to help you feel ''nicer''. Hypoglycemia is what you can look up on the web. It will help you to understand that this is easily taken care of with your food intake. Eating 6 small meals or snacks a day will help you, a LOT. You should stay away from white flour products (pasta, bread, crackers, etc), white sugar, desserts, etc. as much as...


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Do i have low blood sugar? if so, what do i do?

A: Nice juice sounds delicious, but, if your blood sugar is low, it would make the blood sugar drop even more. Try this: during the day, about 10:00, eat a banana. About 2:00, eat a banana or a half sandwich of peanut butter. Stay away from sweets (entirely) for a while, and see it that helps. Yes you do. My suggestion would be to eat some chocolate or drink some OJ. It should be done with in like an hour or so. First you should all ways have some one around.next eat a lot of candy. eat lots of candy. go. to . a . doctor. Some of those may be

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Do i have low blood sugar ??

A: To be honest I think if you''ve gone all day long without food or any type of glucose then it''s no wonder you feel dizzy, and it doesn''t indicate that you are diabetic. My wife often gets shaky and dizzy after doing the garden say which tells her she needs food. However that said if you are seriously worried then you should go to the doctor and get bloods done, to put your mind at ease. Signs of diabetes include: • Increased thirst • Going to the loo (for a wee) all the time – especially at night • Extreme tiredness • Weight loss • Blurred vision • Genital itching or regular episodes of thrush • Slow healing of...


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For low blood sugars, which works faster, orange juice or gator aid? Orange juice has more carbs and a low glycemic number and gator aid the opposite.

A: dandy530, thank you for your question, it is a good one. You are correct that gatorade has a higher glycemic index than orange juice. the higher the glycemic index, the faster the food or beverage is digested and turned into glucose in the blood. that being said, either one is a good option for treating low blood sugars. the usual recommendation for treatment of low blood sugar is 15 grams of fast acting carbohydrate (such as gatorade or orange juice) and rechecking blood sugar after 15 minutes to make sure it is above...


 
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