Carry at least 15 grams of a quick-acting carbs at all times. They bring your blood sugar up quickly to fight the reaction. Some examples are:
- 1/2 cup of fruit juice or non-diet soda
- 1 cup of skim or 1% milk
- 2 tablespoons of raisins
- 3 glucose tablets or 5 hard candies
If your blood sugar is still too low after 15 minutes, have another 15 grams.
If you pass out, you'll need help from those around you. Wear an ID bracelet that says you're a diabetic, and carry a glucagon kit. This drug can be injected under your skin. Tell a friend or family member how to spot the signs of a reaction and show them how to give you the shot.