Hypoglycemia Treatment in Thailand

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which blood sugar (glucose) level is lower than normal. Glucose is the body’s main energy source. 

Hypoglycemia is often related to diabetes treatment. But other drugs and a variety of conditions – many rare – can cause low blood sugar in people who don’t have diabetes. 

Hypoglycemia needs immediate treatment when blood sugar levels are low. For many people, a fasting blood sugar of 70 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl), or 3.9 millimoles per liter (mmol/L), or below should serve as an alert for hypoglycemia. But the numbers might be different.


If blood sugar levels become too low, signs and symptoms can include;

  • An irregular or fast heartbeat
  • Fatigue 
  • Pale skin
  • Shakiness
  • Anxiety 
  • Sweating
  • Hunger
  • Irritability 
  • Tingling or numbness of the lips, tongue or cheek

As hypoglycemia worsens, signs and symptoms can include;

  • Confusion, abnormal behavior or both, such as inability to complete routine tasks
  • Visual disturbances
  • Seizures 
  • Loss of consciousness


Hypoglycemia can occur for various reasons. 

  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Hypoglycemia and diabetes 
    • Type 1 diabetes 
    • Type 2 diabetes 
  • Insulin autoimmune syndrome 
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Some liver diseases 
  • Kidney disorders 
  • Insulinoma 


Immediate treatment 

  • Eat or drink 15 to 20 grams of fast-acting carbohydrates 
  • Recheck blood sugar levels 15 levels 15 minutes after treatment 
  • Have a snack or meal

Immediate treatment of severe hypoglycemia 

  • Hypoglycemia is considered severe if a patient needs help from someone to recover. In general, people with diabetes who are treated with insulin should have a glucagon kit for emergencies. 

Treatment for an underlying condition

  • Medications 
  • Tumor treatment 

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