got low blood sugar what should I take to help me?
you are diabetic and your blood sugar has dropped then:
take 15 grams of fast acting glucose such as:
• 3 to 6 dextrose tablets
• A sweet soft drink (not diet) or juice
• 3 teaspoons of table
glucose dissolved in water
2) After 15 minutes test your blood glucose
3) If your blood glucose has not increased then take another dose of glucose
as described above. Test your blood glucose again in 15 minutes.
4) If your next meal is more then an hour away eat a snack like a sandwich or
Make sure you know the signs of a "hypo" so that you
know when your blood sugars have dropped.
Hope that helps.
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