From New York, USA:
I am a 40 year old with diabetes or more than 10 years, and the other night at dinner and I went hypoglycemic pretty badly, but my wife did help me. What if I am somewhere alone with the baby? My fear is that the baby will not have any information, and I will walk away or not know where I am. Should I have some information on the baby or should I wear something on me as to what to do? Any suggestions?
These frequent lows are a red flag that something needs to be done to change your regimen so as to prevent them. Please check with your physician about this. As far as identification, I would strongly recommend you wear a medical alert bracelet or necklace and have appropriate information in your wallet. These ID kits are available through a variety of pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, or web-based medical supply services. I would also recommend you have an ID for your child. You can contact your child development center nearest your home for suggestions.
Original posting 29 May 2003
Posted to Hypoglycemia
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:44
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