young children withdiabetescannot recognize symptoms of low blood sugar.
Others can, but not every time. To be safe, the parents need to do a home blood
sugar test whenever they suspect low blood sugar in a child.
Symptoms may include:
Sweating (almost always present). Check for
sweating on the back of your neck at your hairline.
If your blood
sugar drops while you are sleeping, your partner or other family members may
notice that you are sweating and behaving differently. Signs of low blood sugar
at night (nocturnal hypoglycemia) include:
Attempting to get out of bed or accidentally rolling out of