Symptoms of hypoglycaemia vary from person to person, but you should learn to recognise your own signs in order to treat the hypo as quickly as possible. Some common symptoms include:
- Feeling dizzy
- Feeling hungry
- Feeling sweaty,
- Blurred vision
- Tingling lips
- Finding it hard to concentrate
- A change in mood
3 glucose tablets
- 50ml of Lucozade sparkling glucose drink (not sports brand)
- 100ml of fizzy drink
- 15 ml of Ribena
Follow this with a starchy snack such as a sandwich.
Your GP or nurse will help you to identify the best solution for you to take in the event of a hypo.
If you are unable to bring your blood sugar back to normal, you must seek immediate medical help.