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 managing editor for Insulin Nation and Type 2 Nation. He's written about health policy, environmental health, community health, and maternal health for over 25 publications. You can reach him at cidlebrook@epscomm.com.