Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
138 Doctors are Online

Lightheaded, sugar after dinner was 74. Is that considered low blood sugar and what should I do?

I ve been very lightheaded the past couple days. My husband is diabetic and checked my blood suger. It was 74 last night after dinner after a bowl of Special K w/ protein , which I eat every day. I suffered with low blood sugar when I was a young mother, approx. 22 yrs old, and I m now 70. Is that considered low blood sugar and what should I do? I m sorry for taking your time, Dr. Unfortunately, we re a family that is a product of the present economy and every creditor is sueing us for balances due. If I had money I would have gone to a doctor or hospital. I guess that is what they mean that with Obamacare the elderly are going to have no choice but to die so as to make the plan work. They don t plan to give us any info or meds to help us with length or quality of life.
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  132
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Diabetologist 's  Response
definitely this is low sugar becoz u have symptoms .defination of hypoglycemia is bs less than 60 but still some people get symptoms at 80mg .try to find out cause of low sugar after meal .r u suffering from any endocrine tumor or git abnormality .take frequent meals
Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor