I am diabetic and my sugar level is 50 is it normal for my heart to be fast?
Posted 3 years ago in Other by bobbieta


That's too low. Did you give yourself insulin? You should probably eat something. 70-100 is a normal blood sugar level.
go to your doctor
That is way too low. You are probably sweating, shaking and have blurred vision. Go and see your doc asap.
your sugar level is too low. Diagonise again
Signs and Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar LevelsDifferent people may feel low blood sugar levels differently. People with low blood sugar may:feel hungry or have "hunger pains" in their stomach feel shaky or like they're trembling have a rapid heart rate feel sweaty or have cold, clammy skin have pale, gray skin color have a headache feel moody, cranky, or irritable feel drowsy, weak, or dizzy be unsteady or stagger when walking have blurred or double vision feel confused have seizures or convulsions lose consciousness (pass out) If you have diabetes, try to remember how your body reacts when your blood sugar levels are low. It may help you figure out when you're having a low blood sugar level more quickly the next time.Take care TIN
People suggesting you go see your doctor obviously have little idea of dealing with hypoglycemia, which is what you're suffering when your blood glucose is that low.What you need to do is take in something comparatively sweet to immediately push up your blood glucose level. You must then follow up with eating something more substantial to ensure that your blood glucose level doesn't fall back down soon after.It IS normal, when your blood glucose is that low, for your heart to beat faster. It's happening because your body is in a state of emergency, and is struggling to put things right again. Your adrenal glands will release a hormone called epinephrine (adrenaline) which will stimulate your pancreas to release another hormone called glucagon, which in turn stimulates your liver to release some of it's store of glycogen ... the way it stores glucose ... back into your bloodstream.

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