First aid treatment of Hypoglycemia its causes and diagnose- “Hypoglycemia”



It is a condition characterized by a drop in blood sugar level below normal. It occurs in a person suffering from diabetes mellitus, who takes his medication but does not eat as required.

The condition is diagnosed by the following features.        

  1. The person behaves abnormally.
  2. There is excessive sweating , weakness, faintness, and tremors
  3. He may become unconscious.

First aid

  1. If the patient is conscious, give him glucose in water orally. If that is not available. Give him anything sweet orally.
  2. If he is unconscious, keep him in recovery position and give him 20 ml of 25% glucose solution intravenously.
  3. Send him to a hospital immediately.

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