Texting a Low

In this video, we show a novel way to share with others what to do if you experience a low.



Many people with diabetes find it embarrassing to experience a low in public, and some choose not to tell those around them that hypoglycemia is even a possibility.

While medical privacy is an individual choice, we argue in this short that it can be helpful to let others around you know what to do if a low strikes:

Hypoglycemia awareness is a good thing for people with diabetes to have. It’s also a good thing for those without diabetes! Spread the word that hypos happen.

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Craig Idlebrook is a past editor for Insulin Nation, Type 2 Nation, and Información Sobre Diabetes. He is now the community engagement and content manager for T1D Exchange.