A condition that occurs when ones blood glucose is lower than normal. Signs include hunger, nervousness, shakiness, perspiration, dizziness or light headedness, sleepness and confusion. If left untreated hypoglycaemia may lead to unconsciousness. Consuming a carbohydrate rich food such as a glucose tablet or juice treats hypoglycaemia. It may also be treated with an injection of glucagons if the person is unconcious or unable to swallow.
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(Humans as organisms) Greek for 'too little sugar in the blood'
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Abnormally low blood sugar levels. Symptoms in adults (which may indicate diabetes) include jitteriness, rapid breathing, and lethargy. In newborns, hypoglycaemia can be caused by prematurity or being small for gestational age; it can also indicate infection, asphyxia, or congenital heart disease.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20423
Abnormally low blood sugar levels. Symptoms in adults (which may indicate diabetes) include jitteriness, rapid breathing, and lethargy.
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Lower blood glucose level than normal.
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abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=H
<biochemistry> An abnormally diminished concentration of glucose in the blood. ... This occurs when a person with diabetes has injected too much insulin, eaten too little food, or has exercised without extra food. Taking small amounts of sugar, sweet juice, or food with sugar will usually help the person feel better within 10-15 minutes. ... ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(hypo- + Gr. glykys sweet + haima blood + -ia) an abnormally diminished concentration of glucose in the blood, which may lead to tremulousness, cold sweat, piloerection, hypothermia, and headache, accompanied by irritability, confusion, hallucinations, bizarre behaviour, and ultimately, convulsions and coma. Go to the next part of the dictio...Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio41.html
hypoglycemia, hypoglycaemia 1. An abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet. 2. An abnormally low level of glucose in the blood. The symptoms of hypoglycemia may include anxiety, sweating, tremor, palpitations, nausea, and pallor. Hypoglycemia also starves the brain of glucose energy, which is essential f...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/721/2
Condition of abnormally low level of sugar (glucose) in the blood, which starves the brain. It causes weakness, sweating, and mental confusion, sometimes fainting. Hypoglycaemia is most often seen in diabetes. Low blood sugar occurs when the diabetic has taken too much insulin. It is treated by administering glucoseFound on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006518.html
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Low blood sugar. Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary
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