Dental Care After Treating Hypoglycemia With Glucose Tablets
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Rinse your mouth out with water, and either swallow or spit it out. Don't brush your teeth without first rinsing (after eating glucose tablets); otherwise, you can scratch the enamel off your teeth with the glucose tablets.
This is what my dental hygienist recommends, and I'll take her word for it. It makes sense, and I can't see whether my enamel's been getting scratched. In any case, if you have diabetes, take care of your dental health!
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Diabetic? You should take extra precautions when driving.
Check your blood glucose before you go out and at least every 4 hours after. Take you blood glucose testing supplies with you, along with a fast-acting sugar source in case you go low. While you are driving if you feel that you have low blood glucose, stop the car, treat the low and wait 45 - 60 minutes before driving again.
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