Ch 8: Hypoglycemia Causes & Symptoms

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to reinforce what you know or learn new facts about the causes and symptoms of hypoglycemia. Refer to this Hypoglycemia Causes & Symptoms chapter to study for health class exams, prepare for healthcare certification exams or even to answer questions for personal reasons.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering information about hypoglycemia will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about causes, complications and signs of hypoglycemia. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in memorizing facts about hypoglycemia
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning health and wellness (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about hypoglycemia for a standard health course. Topics covered include:

  • Causes, symptoms and treatment of hypoglycemia without diabetes
  • Comparison of hypoglycemia and diabetes and hypo- and hyperglycemia
  • A description of a hypoglycemic episode
  • Complications and consequences of hypoglycemia
  • The occurrence of hypoglycemia with gestational diabetes and fibromyalgia
  • Causes and effects of hypoglycemia in children and during pregnancy
  • Signs and treatment of hypoglycemia brought on by exercise
  • The relation of hypoglycemia and anxiety, anemia and dehydration
  • Aspects of feline hypoglycemia

17 Lessons in Chapter 8: Hypoglycemia Causes & Symptoms
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Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Symptoms & Treatment

1. Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Symptoms & Treatment

Hypoglycemia is also known as low blood sugar. It can occur in those with our without diabetes. This lesson will discuss the symptoms and treatment of hypoglycemia without diabetes.

Hypoglycemia vs. Diabetes

2. Hypoglycemia vs. Diabetes

This lesson goes over two seemingly contradictory scenarios: hypoglycemia and diabetes. First, you'll learn what they are and then you'll learn how they might be related.

Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Causes & Testing

3. Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Causes & Testing

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a condition often associated with diabetes. However, this phenomenon can also occur for various other reasons outside of diabetes. This lesson will review some of the most common reasons hypoglycemia can occur without diabetes.

Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Children vs. Adults

4. Hypoglycemia Without Diabetes: Children vs. Adults

Many people are familiar with diabetes and high blood sugars. Low blood sugars in people without diabetes is less common. In this lesson, we will learn about how our body manages blood sugars and about non-diabetic hypoglycemia.

What is a Hypoglycemic Episode? - Causes & Treatment

5. What is a Hypoglycemic Episode? - Causes & Treatment

In this lesson, we'll define what a hypoglycemic episode is and discuss what causes hypoglycemic episodes. We will also examine how hypoglycemic episodes are treated.

Anemia vs. Hypoglycemia

6. Anemia vs. Hypoglycemia

Fatigued? Have pale skin? Think you know what this is caused by? Read this lesson for the differences and similarities between two very different medical states, anemia and hypoglycemia, and you'll find out.

Hypoglycemia & Anxiety

7. Hypoglycemia & Anxiety

Hypoglycemia and anxiety can cause devastating effects on the human body. Read this lesson to learn more about hypoglycemia and how it can impact a person's level of anxiety.

Hyperglycemia: Complications & Consequences

8. Hyperglycemia: Complications & Consequences

In this lesson we'll be exploring what happens to the body during hyperglycemia. Here, you'll find out how hyperglycemia relates to diabetes and its consequences for different organ systems, such as the kidney, liver and brain.

Dehydration & Hyperglycemia

9. Dehydration & Hyperglycemia

Dehydration and hyperglycemia have an interesting cause and consequence relationship in which dehydration is both the contributor to and the symptom of hyperglycemia. Learn more about it and how to deal with this.

Diabetes vs. Hyperglycemia

10. Diabetes vs. Hyperglycemia

Sometimes the terms diabetes and hyperglycemia are used interchangeably, but the diseases have key aspects that make them different from one another. Read this lesson to learn what sets them apart.

Exercise Induced Hyperglycemia: Symptoms & Treatment

11. Exercise Induced Hyperglycemia: Symptoms & Treatment

In this lesson exercise-induced hyperglycemia will be discussed. The lesson will go over what exercise-induced hyperglycemia is, what symptoms may be present, and how it is diagnosed. Treatment options will also be discussed.

Feline Hypoglycemia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

12. Feline Hypoglycemia: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Humans are not the only ones to get hypoglycemia. Cats can too! The term feline hypoglycemia is known as low blood sugar in cats. This lesson discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment of feline hypoglycemia.

Fibromyalgia & Hypoglycemia

13. Fibromyalgia & Hypoglycemia

In this lesson, you will learn about a couple conditions called fibromyalgia and hypoglycemia. You'll also learn about the connection between the two conditions.

Gestational Diabetes & Hypoglycemia

14. Gestational Diabetes & Hypoglycemia

Gestational diabetes refers to a higher than normal blood sugar during pregnancy. How does this condition then lead to hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar? Read this lesson to find out!

Hyperglycemia vs. Hypoglycemia

15. Hyperglycemia vs. Hypoglycemia

This lesson goes over two polar opposites that can both have the same end result if not taken care of: death. They are hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. Find out their definitions, causes, and symptoms.

Hyperglycemia in Children: Causes, Signs & Symptoms

16. Hyperglycemia in Children: Causes, Signs & Symptoms

Hyperglycemia can tremendously affect the future health of children worldwide. Read this lesson to learn what hyperglycemia is, its signs and symptoms, and major causes of this condition.

Hyperglycemia During Pregnancy: Causes & Effects

17. Hyperglycemia During Pregnancy: Causes & Effects

Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, can be a challenge during pregnancy. Read this lesson to learn more about the causes and effects of hyperglycemia during pregnancy.

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