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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.