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How Can A Hypoglycemic Patient Manage Weakness, Weight Loss, Tiredness And Bloating?

My husband 67 yr.old. blacked out two weeks ago..is diagnosed as being a hypoglosemic? But since the blackout he has gotten worse...extreme thirst(nothing helps to quench the thirst), water , juices, diet drinks etc., he has lost weight, no energy, weak, when he eats , he has to lie down because he feels so bad, has bloating, so he won t eat regular meals due to making him feel tired??? Has an appointment this week, what should be ask the doctor??? All his blood work comes back fine (being l00 or under)..upper GI test,showed gas only??
Thu, 14 Mar 2019
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Hello,

He should be evaluated for insulin level. He should be evaluated by CT abdomen to rule out any tumor as insulinoma in the pancreas, and liver pathology or adrenal pathology.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Varinder Joshi , General & Family Physician
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How Can A Hypoglycemic Patient Manage Weakness, Weight Loss, Tiredness And Bloating?

Hello, He should be evaluated for insulin level. He should be evaluated by CT abdomen to rule out any tumor as insulinoma in the pancreas, and liver pathology or adrenal pathology. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Varinder Joshi , General & Family Physician