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What do you or your child use most often to treat hypoglycemia?

 
     

Glucose tablets

 
 

20%

 

10

 
     

Glucose gel or liquid

 
 

0%

     
     

Juice, soda, or milk

 
 

66%

 

32

 
     

Honey or cake gel

 
 

0%

     
     

Hard candy (Lifesavers, etc.)

 
 

4%

 

2

 
     

Other

 
 

8%

 

4

 


Total votes: 48

 

What do you or your child most often use to treat hypoglycemia?

Poll dates: October 21 - 28, 2015
Total Votes: 48

This year, two thirds of our readers report treating hypoglycemia with juice, soda, or milk. Commercial glucose tablets are used by 20%. We're not sure what the 8% "other" is.

These percentages have remained about the same over the years, according to our previous polls:

Answer   Oct 2015   Oct 2014   Oct 2013   Oct 2012   Oct 2011   Oct 2010   Oct 2009   Oct 2008   Oct 2007   Oct 2006   Oct 2005   Feb 2004   Jan 2003   Oct 2001   Jan 1999
Glucose tablets   20%   25%   22%   30%   26%   25%   22%   24%   22%   22%   20%   19%   20%   23%   19%
Glucose gel or liquid (MonoGel, Insta-Glucose, etc.)   0%   1%   4%   2%   1%   2%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%
Juice, soda, or milk   66%   41%   51%   48%   54%   53%   60%   54%   58%   61%   61%   62%   65%   62%   64%
Honey or cake gel   0%   0%   1%   0%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   1%   2%
Hard candy (Lifesavers, etc.)   4%   18%   9%   3%   5%   4%   5%   5%   5%   4%   7%   6%   6%   6%   6%
Other   8%   12%   13%   17%   13%   15%   8%   11%   8%   8%   6%   8%   5%   5%   5%

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Last Updated: Tuesday October 27, 2015 21:57:40
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