Low Blood Sugar in Non-diabetic

Patient : My father is a diabetic and to show my kids that doing a home blood test does not hurt, I tested my blood sugar and it showed my levels to be low ... 3.9 in the morning before breakfast. So I tested again that evening before dinner and it was 2.7. I've tested my sugar levels in the mornings before breakfast now for three days and it stays under 4 - 3.9, 3.5 and 3.7 I had a migraine three days back, but it cleared up rather quickly. I don't feel hypoglycemic, not even that evening when I tested 2.7. I eat regular balanced meals. I'm not obese (I'm 1.72m and weigh 80kg) I am thirsty a lot, but it's summer and hot, so not drinking more water than usual and also not going to the loo more than I normaly did. My question is: Should I be worried about my low blood sugar levels, or may the cause be the medication I'm taking or just that my blood sugar is naturally low? What could be an other reason for the low blood sugar results that I'm getting?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I woke up 2 weeks ago with tightness in my legs and it is still there. I can hardly walk. Can this tightness in both ...

Q: My 68 year old father has been diagnosed with an unknown virus. Prior to this diagnosis, he was generally healthy, wi...

Q: Ive been so tired for months now! Out of the blie this morning I tested my fasting blood sugar level and it was 164. ...

Q: When my sugar is low I experience exaggerated movements. Why

Q: When my sugar is low I get exaggerated movements. This has happened 3 times now Why?


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon