27th March 2023
Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) is the medical term used when the level of glucose in your blood drops too low. Glucose is a sugar in the body, made from the breakdown of carbohydrates found in foods like bread, potatoes and pasta. Glucose is the main source of energy or fuel for the body and importantly the brain.
This updated Parent Tip describes the signs and symptoms of Hypoglycaemia in babies and children, and what to do if your baby or child has symptoms.