Medical Emergencies: Hypoglycaemia

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This page aims to discuss management of Hypoglycaemia, a lowering of the blood sugar most commonly associated with diabetes. 
It covers signs and symptoms, management, and preventive precautions.
The page is available both as a self assessment, and a didactic information page.

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