Table 2

Clinical features of hypoglycaemia

Early warning:Shaking, trembling
Sweating
Tingling in lips and tongue
Hunger
Palpitations
Headache (occasionally)
Neuroglycopenia:
MildImpaired cognitive dysfunction
Mild diplopia
Dysarthria
More advancedConfusion
Change of behaviour
Truculence
Naughtiness in children
UnconsciousnessRestlessness with sweating
Seizures, especially in children
Hemiplegia, especially in elderly  patients (but rare)