Managing hypoglycaemia fact sheet
When blood glucose levels drop below 4 mmol/L in people with diabetes, it is called hypoglycaemia (also known as a hypo or low blood glucose level). Hypos can occur in people who use insulin and some other types of glucose-lowering medications. It is important to treat a hypo quickly to stop your blood glucose level from dropping even lower. You should always carry hypo treatment with you.
Read more in our fact sheet Managing hypoglycaemia.