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    Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia) Treatment

    Call 911 if:

    • A person who has low blood sugar not related to diabetes loses consciousness.

    1. Raise Blood Sugar Level

    Give the person a high-sugar food such as:

    • ½ cup fruit juice
    • 5 hard candies
    • 3 glucose tablets

    Then follow with a more substantial food like a sandwich that offers protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates.

    2. Follow Up

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Michael Dansinger, MD on April 26, 2016

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