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Hypoglycemia: Basic facts  
Abstract:  This handout provides basic facts about hypoglycemia: common signs and symptoms, causes, and what to do and not do for someone with hypoglycemia. Also included are the steps to follow to treat low blood glucose (the "Rule of 15"), and a short list of food sources containing at least 15 grams of carbohydrate.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, January 1, 2008
UWMC Availability:  Pharmacy Services; Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Symptoms and General Pathology; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Insulin; Hypoglycemia; Diabetes Mellitus
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3448

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