TREATING A LOW BLOOD SUGAR

T1D can cause hypoglycemia, a very dangerous health concern if not treated immediately, following the instructions, below.

If blood glucose meter (tester) reads below 4.1, please follow these steps, IMMEDIATELY:

give 1 juice box, OR

give 2 rolls of rockets candy, OR

give 4 glucose tablets

WAIT 15 MINUTES AND RETEST

If test result is >4.1, please give 15g carb snack (e.g., 1 granola bar).

If test result is still below 4.1, please retreat STEP 1 and call parents at 416.704.6356 or click button, below.

Click here to become a 'hypo expert'.

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How to Treat a Low Blood Sugar

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Kristen Alcalde - Mom - 416.704.6356
Rodel Alcalde - Dad - 416.402.8444
Ryan Garland - Brother - 647.244.3669
Eleanore Garland - Grandma - 416.999.8797

The Charles H. Best Diabetes Centre - 905.620.0360