when blood glucose levels (BGLs) go too high or too low?
Low blood glucose is known as a hypoglycaemia, or 'hypo' for
short, and when this happens, confusion, sweating and other
symptoms, which may include a loss of consciousness, can happen
It is important that hypos are treated immediately.
Usually, hypos are quickly corrected by eating or drinking
carbohydrates such as sweets or soft-drink.
Hypos can occur for different reasons - too much insulin, not
enough carbohydrates or, as a result of doing exercise.
It is important that we carry our hypo treatment at all times to