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Definition of Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar: A low blood level of the sugar glucose. Also called hypoglycemia.

Hypoglycemia is only significant when it is associated with symptoms. It has many causes including drugs such as insulin, liver disease, surgical absence of the stomach, pre-diabetes, and rare tumors that release excess insulin.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=32861
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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