Table 6.5-1. Typical responses to hypoglycemia based on blood glucose concentration

Blood glucose concentration (mmol/L)

Typical symptoms

<3.3

Sweating, anxiety, palpitations, tremor, hunger

2.8–3.1

Cognitive dysfunction (confusion, mood change)

2.5–2.8

Decreased level of consciousness

<1.7

Coma

<1.1

Convulsion, death