For low blood sugar:
What is "low"?
- Under 80 if the child is 5 years old or younger
- Under 70 if the child is 6 years old or older
What do you do?
- If the child is awake, have him or her drink 1/2 cup juice or regular soda pop.
- If the child won't drink the juice or pop, but is still awake, put some honey or syrup under the tongue and rub it around on their gums.
Health Library Article: A blood sugar check.