Hypoglycemia and Going to Events

Even if you know an event you are going will have food, as a hypoglycemic, you still need to carry food on you for a couple of reasons: You know the food with you meets your calorie/protein/carb needs. There might be long lines, they may shut the food down, etc. You need to be prepared. You…

Travel tips for hypoglycemics and healthy eaters

As a hypoglycemic and/or a healthy eater, travel can be very difficult. It requires a significant amount of pre-planning, but these quick tips can help you make the  most out of your experience: Before your trip: – Choose your destination carefully. I probably shouldn’t start this post on such a negative, but this one is…

Wearing a medical alert

If you are a hypoglycemic, you MUST wear a medical alert! It’s not an option and yet, I know so many hypoglycemics that don’t. What if you pass out? How will people know what’s wrong? Will they think you are diabetic and give you MORE insulin and drop your blood sugar further? These are risks…