What is the lowest blood sugar level for a diabetic?
Yes. A blood sugar level below 70 mg/dL (3.9 mmol/L) is low and can harm you. A blood sugar level below 54 mg/dL (3.0 mmol/L) is a cause for immediate action.
Yes, too low sugar levels are known as hypoglycemia. One can faint if it is not treated on time.
No, in general having low blood sugar levels always doesnt indicate diabetes. However, get yourself tested if you are experiencing frequent hypoglycemic episodes.
Certain situations can temporarily increase your blood sugar levels and cause hyperglycemia in people with and without diabetes. Physical stress, such as from an illness, surgery or injury, can temporarily raise your blood sugar.