From Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada:
I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia when I was 15, and my boyfriend repeatedly states I am in some chemical imbalance and should be tested so we can fix it. Are there chemical imbalances in hypoglycemia? If so, what are they? Is there some sort of prevention?
Hypoglycemia is actually pretty rare. Many times, folks are mistakenly labeled as hypoglycemic without detailed lab testing to confirm the presence of hypoglycemia. In cases where someone is repeatedly hypoglycemic and does not have diabetes, there can be a chemical problem in the body that needs to be corrected. Please discuss this with your physician. I'm not sure I would count your boyfriend for medical advice regarding possible chemical imbalances.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:17
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.