Hypo, how low can you go? Well very, and that’s a problem
Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) level falls too low.
During digestion, your body breaks down carbohydrates from foods into various sugar molecules (glucose). Glucose is absorbed into your bloodstream after you eat, but it can’t enter the cells of most of your tissues without the help of insulin — a hormone secreted by your pancreas.
When the level of glucose in your blood rises, it signals certain cells (beta cells) in your pancreas, to release insulin. The insulin, in turn, unlocks your cells so that glucose can enter and provide the fuel your cells need to function properly.… + Read More