Which is worse hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia?
Hyperglycemia is high blood sugar, while hypoglycemia is low blood sugar. Because both can cause major health problems for people with diabetes, it's important to keep blood sugar within a healthy range. But high and low blood sugar doesn't affect only people with diabetes. via
What is the difference between the symptoms of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia?
Hypoglycemia is abnormally low levels of blood glucose (lower than 70 milligrams per deciliter). Hyperglycemia is abnormally high levels of blood glucose (fasting plasma glucose ≥126 milligrams per deciliter on two separate tests). Hypoglycemia can cause confusion, seizures, coma, and even death. via
What is the difference between hypoglycemic and diabetic?
Hypoglycemia is the condition when your blood glucose (sugar) levels are too low. It happens to people with diabetes when they have a mismatch of medicine, food, and/or exercise. Non-diabetic hypoglycemia, a rare condition, is low blood glucose in people who do not have diabetes. via
What are the symptoms of hyperglycemia?
Early symptoms of hyperglycemia include:
How do I know if I'm hypoglycemic?
How do you reverse hypoglycemia?
If you have symptoms of hypoglycemia, do the following: Eat or drink 15 to 20 grams of fast-acting carbohydrates. These are sugary foods without protein or fat that are easily converted to sugar in the body. Try glucose tablets or gel, fruit juice, regular — not diet — soft drinks, honey, and sugary candy. via
Can you have both hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?
While hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are both conditions that can occur under diabetes, one cannot have both conditions at the same time. Hyperglycemia means high in blood sugar whereas the latter is low in blood sugar. via
What foods to avoid if you have hypoglycemia?
Foods to Avoid if You're Hypoglycemic
Does hypoglycemia go away?
Hypoglycemia caused by sulfonylurea or long-acting insulin may take longer to resolve, but usually goes away in one to two days. via
What is the best thing to eat when your blood sugar is low?
Fruits that provide the appropriate amount of carbohydrates include half a banana, 15 grapes, two tablespoons of raisins or a small apple or orange. Fruit juice can also boost blood sugar levels. Norton suggests half a cup (4 ounces ) of your favorite fruit juice, such as apple, orange, pineapple or cranberry juice. via
What should I eat if my sugar is high?
What is the emergency treatment for hyperglycemia?
Emergency treatment for severe hyperglycemia
Treatment usually includes: Fluid replacement. You'll receive fluids — usually through a vein (intravenously) — until you're rehydrated. The fluids replace those you've lost through excessive urination, as well as help dilute the excess sugar in your blood. via