Josh is experiencing symptoms of low blood sugar, otherwise known as hypoglycemia. Select symptoms below that are signs of low blood sugar.
True or False: It is a good idea to check your blood sugar before you exercise and eat a small snack (10 to 15 grams of carbohydrates) if your blood sugar is less than 100.
Jim, a 68-year-old retired engineer with type 2 diabetes, loves to play golf. One Saturday morning, he is on the 12th hole having a great game when he begins to feel lightheaded, shaky and has a bad headache. What does Jim need to do to raise his blood sugar level? Select all that apply.
It has been fifteen minutes since Josh's blood sugar test reading was 56. After the reading, he took three glucose tablets. He now rechecks his blood sugar and it is at 89.
What should Josh do next?
True or False: You should call your provider if your blood sugar is less than 70 more than twice in the same week or if your blood sugar is so low that assistance is required.