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Hypoglycemia occurs most commonly when blood sugar levels fall below 70 mg/dl. Most students can tell when their blood sugar is low; however, a low level can occur with little warning.
If the above symptoms are ignored or go unrecognized, loss of consciousness or seizures may result. These serious side effects, however, are rare.
Low blood sugar can be treated in the classroom by the student or teacher. All episodes of low blood sugar should be documented for the guardian. The appropriate treatment for symptoms of low blood sugar are based on the student's level of consciousness:
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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