PUT THAT CANDY BAR DOWN! For Type 1 Mike Lawson, he’s heard this more than enough times when he’s caught eating or drinking sweets. It’s a common misconception to believe people with diabetes cannot have sugar at all, but they’re wrong.
Type 1 and 2 individuals need to stay within an ideal blood sugar level, but even with monitoring, their blood sugar can still rise higher or drop lower than they want.
Watch as Mike explains a hypoglycemic episode also know as having low blood sugar, and how the need for sugar helps treat it!