From Brick, New Jersey, USA:
My eight year old son had a fasting blood sugar of 72 mg/dl [4 mmol/L], and two hours after a big breakfast, it was 60 mg/dl [3.3 mmol/L]. His doctor says my son has hypoglycemia and that I should increase his protein intake, but I am not satisfied and need more information.
Before drawing any conclusions or advice, a lab confirmation of the postprandial low blood sugar is mandatory. That said, low blood sugar after lunch are often physiological in children and need no further investigations or treatment.
Original posting 22 Nov 2001
Posted to Hypoglycemia
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:28
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