How to raise blood sugar levels quickly and safely

Published Oct 13 2020 at 9:39 PM GMT
  • Hypoglycemia is a condition where blood sugar levels drop too low and need to be restored fast.
  • If the condition isn't treated quickly, you risk symptoms and complications like shakiness, confusion, seizures, or even death.
  • Here's what you need to know about the causes and symptoms of hypoglycemia and the safest ways to raise blood sugar quickly.
  • Causes of hypoglycemia Typically, hypoglycemia is most common in people with diabetes.
  • It can also be a side effect of diabetes treatments intended to manage blood sugar levels, says Evan Barnathan, MD, a family physician at Central Maine Healthcare in Lewiston, Maine.



  • Published Oct 13, 2020 9:39 PM GMT