Hypoglycemia


Working in a pizza place, our teen son is not hungry after work and is having overnight lows. Should he find a different job?

From: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Our son works in a pizza place. During the night, he is having issues a lot with low blood sugars because he is not hungry after work and refuses to eat dinner. My husband brought up a great question and we are curious if our son being around pizza (food in general) at work for hours at a time could be making him not hungry. Is this, in turn, causing him these severe lows from not eating? Has anyone ever heard of this? If so, what do we do? Should he seek employment in somewhere other than the food industry? We were up from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m. with last night's severe low. Fortunately, the G5 alerted me and his dad because we had trouble getting him awake and then to stay awake. He is taking Lantus at 10 p.m. and Humalog as his fast acting with meals.

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