Definitions for "Hypoglycaemia"
diminished levels of glucose in the blood.
A condition that occurs when ones blood glucose is lower than normal. Signs include hunger, nervousness, shakiness, perspiration, dizziness or light headedness, sleepness and confusion. If left untreated hypoglycaemia may lead to unconsciousness. Consuming a carbohydrate rich food such as a glucose tablet or juice treats hypoglycaemia. It may also be treated with an injection of glucagons if the person is unconcious or unable to swallow.
Low Blood Glucose level - less that 4 mmol