What Is Hypoglycemia? - Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment


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What is hypoglycemia?

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1. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include which of the following?

2. In diabetics hypoglycemia is often the result of which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics of hypoglycemia. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the substance that regulates blood sugar and ways to treat hypoglycemia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Symptoms of hypoglycemia
  • Reasons hypoglycemia occurs with diabetics
  • Ways to treat hypoglycemia
  • What regulates blood sugars

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related hypoglycemia lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the symptoms of hypoglycemia
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different ways hypoglycemia can be treated

Additional Learning

To learn more about low blood sugar, review the accompanying lesson on Hypoglycemia Characteristics & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what hypoglycemia is
  • Learn about the symptoms of hypoglycemia such as dizziness, hunger and fatigue
  • Understand the causes of hypoglycemia
  • Recall the different ways hypoglycemia can be treated such as having a snack with protein or drinking juice