Category: Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is a condition where blood sugar reaches lower than normal levels. Normally the body maintains the blood sugar levels within a narrow range through the coordinated efforts many different organs/systems in the body. When these systems are disrupted or overloaded low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (diabetes) can result. Hypoglycemia, or low Read More …

Poor Attention Span Caused by Hypoglycemia

According to the journal Diabetes Care (October 2001;24:1745-1750),low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia can create a poor attention span. Healthy people can become hypoglycemic (transiently) by skipping a meal. The brain uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of fuel. Denying yourself food can lower glucose levels and make it hard for the brain to pay Read More …

Poor Attention Span Caused by Hypoglycemia

According to the journal Diabetes Care (October 2001;24:1745-1750),low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia can create a poor attention span. Healthy people can become hypoglycemic (transiently) by skipping a meal. The brain uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of fuel. Denying yourself food can lower glucose levels and make it hard for the brain to pay Read More …