What to do when you have low blood sugar Diabetes Home Blood Sugar What are blood sugars? Why your blood sugars change When to check your blood sugars What do your blood sugars mean? Low blood sugar What is low blood sugar What does low blood sugar feel like? You think you have low blood sugar. What do you do? Why do you get low blood sugar? High blood sugar What is high blood sugar? Why do you get high blood sugar? What does high blood sugar feel like? What to do when you have high blood sugar You may need to go to the hospital when you have high blood sugar How to check your blood sugar How to use a blood sugar meter CGM Libre 1. Tell a support person. Then 2. Check your blood sugars. Your test says you have low blood sugars. 3. Eat food with sugar. Like lollies 5 or 7 jellybeans or half a glass of juice half a glass of soft drink. The juice must not be sugar free. Then 4. Wait for 15 minutes. 5. Wash your hands. 6. Check your blood sugars again. Is it a number less than 4 ? Like it starts with 3 or 2 You must eat more lollies. Wait 15 more minutes. Wash your hands. Check your blood sugars again. Get help if your blood sugar is still less than 4. You may have to eat more sugary food. You may need to go to the hospital. Is your blood sugar more than 4? Like it starts with 5. Or 6. You are OK. Now you must eat a small snack. Like a piece of fruit one slice of bread a glass of milk Back Diabetes Home Next This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.