Hypoglycemia is the exact opposite of diabetes. It affects the levels of glucose in the blood. While diabetes causes elevated blood glucose levels, hypoglycemia causes low blood glucose levels. In hypoglycemia, the level of blood sugar reaches low levels, which causes a variety of symptoms depending on how quickly the levels drop and how low the level gets. Mild cases can usually be regulated through diet, while more severe cases may require assistance from other
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to be able to regulate my hypoglycemia through diet, and I did not have the disease throughout my childhood. If my blood sugar level drops, I experience many symptoms which seem to be more of an inconvenience than a problem, although if I let it go too long, I experience more severe symptoms that cause pain and frustration. It is something that you can learn to live with, but can be very frustrating at times.