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fasting hypoglycemia

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Description

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which the body has abnormally low levels of glucose (blood sugar) in the bloodstream. It is usually caused by an imbalance between the amount of glucose entering the body and the amount of glucose being used by the body. Symptoms of hypoglycemia can include dizziness, confusion, sweating, hunger, and fatigue. Treatment for hypoglycemia usually involves eating or drinking something that contains sugar, such as juice or candy, to raise the blood sugar level. In some cases, medication may be necessary to help regulate the body's glucose levels.

Synonyms
  • hypoglycemia
  • reactive hypoglycemia
  • spontaneous hypoglycemia
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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