What Is The Difference Between Hypoglycemia And Hyperglycemia?
Difference between Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia Body metabolizes food stuff that we eat daily and produces energy for daily activities. Food is taken by mouth, broken down into small pieces by GIT and energy is derived from food in the form of glucose and this glucose is transferred to A constant blood glucose level is necessary for physical work otherwise a person can have complications like getting faint, cramps or convulsions. Blood glucose level has got two phases in the body. One is called ‘fasting blood glucose level’ which is the level of blood sugar without having meals. Second is called ‘random glucose level’ and is described as blood glucose level after having meals. Hypoglycemia Normal blood glucose in fasting condition is up to 126 mg per deciliter. Level of glucose in blood less than 70 mg per dl is labeled as hypoglycemia. It has got different reasons like prolonged fasting, high insulin, mal-absorption due to GIT diseases. It can be diagnosed clinically through symptoms like confusion, sweating and nervousness. But only diagnostic approach is to check blood sugar level so that if present, it can be treated immediately as it can be fatal leading to death. Pe Continue reading >>