“High Blood Sugar Low Blood Sugar, Controlling your Diabetes”

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How to identify and treat common sign and symptoms of hyper- and hypoglycemia.

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High Blood Sugar Low Blood Sugar:

High Blood Sugar Low Blood Sugar Signs and Symptoms By Paige Long

High Blood Sugar and Low Blood Sugar:

High Blood Sugar and Low Blood Sugar When your blood sugar goes to high or too low, your body will let you know with certain signs and symptoms

High Blood Sugar:

High Blood Sugar Sugar in the body is called glucose When blood glucose levels are high, it is called hyperglycemia “Hyper-” means high and “glycemia” means sugar

What can cause hyperglycemia?:

What can cause hyperglycemia?

How will I know if my blood sugar is high?:

How will I know if my blood sugar is high? There are many signs that will help you know when your blood sugar is HIGH:

Low Blood Sugar:

Low Blood Sugar Sugar in the body is called glucose When blood glucose levels are low, it is called hypoglycemia “Hypo-” means low and “glycemia” means sugar

What can cause hypoglycemia?:

What can cause hypoglycemia?

How will I know if my blood sugar is low?:

How will I know if my blood sugar is low? There are many signs that will help you know when your blood sugar is low:

If your loved one exhibits any of these signs and you are concerned that it could be their blood sugar, please inform the staff so we can check their blood sugar.:

If your loved one exhibits any of these signs and you are concerned that it could be their blood sugar, please inform the staff so we can check their blood sugar.

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References Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (2017). Patient Education Materials . Retrieved from http://clinicians.org/our-issues/acu-diabetes-patient-education-series/ THE END

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