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    How low can your blood sugar go before it is a danger?
    rosebud05111972 posted:
    I was relaxing at home yesterday doing my counted cross-stitch and I started sweating and shaking. My doctor says I am not diabetic but every time I eat, approximately and hour and a half to two hours later my BGL drops. Yesterday when this happened to me, I tested it and it was 30. That is the lowest it has ever been for me. I know previously my all time low was a 44. How low can it go before it is a danger and what happens once it goes too low?
    davedsel57 responded:

    First, I must encourage you to discuss this with your doctor. It sounds like you have some type of medical condition that causes low blood sugar, such as hypoglycemia.

    Here is a link to good information on WebMD about this condition:

    Those numbers are dangerously low. You could become very dizzy and/or pass out. Again, you need to discuss all this with your doctor asap.

    I hope you can get this treated soon.
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