Hypoglycemia is defined by the Whipple triad:
Low plasma glucose level (≤60 mg/dL) with hypoglycemic symptoms that are relieved when glucose is corrected
Occurs commonly in patients wi...
Adrenergic symptoms are prominent with acute drop in glucose ≤60 mg/dL
CNS (neuroglycopenic) symptoms appear at...
Oral carbohydrate for alert patient without drug overdose (2 to 3 tbsp of sugar in glass of water or fruit juice, 1 to 2 cups of milk, piece of fruit, or several soda cracker...
Exercise routine or daily activity may need to be reevaluated and readjusted.
Patients with recurrent hypoglycemia should have glucose source at hand for immediate...
Hypoglycemia, Diabetic; Insulinoma
E16.2 Hypoglycemia, unspecified
E16.1 Other hypoglycemia
P70.4 Other neonatal hypoglycemia
E16.0 Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma
302866003 Hypoglycemia (disorder)
197483008 Post gas...
Symptoms coincide with low blood glucose levels and resolve with PO/IV glucose or glucagon.
Avoid known agents/nutrients that trigger hypoglycemia.
Treat underlying cause.
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