Is Hypoglycemia Diabetes

Hypoglycemia And Diabetes: How Do They Compare?

Hypoglycemia is one of the most common side effects of diabetes. It is also one of the most dangerous. Because people with hypoglycemia are confused and disoriented, they may not take the proper steps to treat it. A sudden drop in blood glucose levels can cause seizures, coma, and even death. It is also possible for hypoglycemia to become more serious than diabetes itself.

In that case, hypoglycemia can lead to diabetes-like complications and conditions. People with diabetes are also at higher risk for developing hypoglycemia and often experience it while they are under treatment for diabetes. The good news is that hypoglycemia can be treated with a simple, effective medication—and there are few side effects. On the other hand, diabetes is usually a lifelong condition and a serious health threat. One in three people over 65 have diabetes—and many end up spending thousands of dollars each year treating the disease.

As you know, diabetes can be either type 1 or 2 and can occur at any age. If you have a family history of diabetes or a sibling with Type 1 diabetes, it’s very important to watch out for symptoms such as increased thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision, excessive hunger, fatigue, and weight loss.

In conclusion, hypoglycemia and diabetes are both serious conditions that have many consequences if left untreated. Fortunately, people with either condition can be treated and managed.

(For more diabetes blogs, check this article: What are Symptoms of a Diabetic?)