You may recognise the feeling: feeling hungry, dizzy, sweaty or just a little bit - “off”. These signs of hypoglycaemia, or low blood glucose, mean it's time to take action.
What causes low blood glucose?
For most people, low blood glucose refers to anything below 4.0 mmol/L, although your number may be different.1
Low blood glucose can be caused by taking too much medication, not having enough to eat or exercising. In fact, hypoglycaemia can occur up to 12 hours after you've been physically active.1 Don't be too hard on yourself, though. Fifty...