Exercise-Induced Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia

Overview

Type of disease: Rare conditions

Exercise induced hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia is characterized by a sudden and exaggerated spike in insulin and drop in blood sugar levels. The condition is triggered by vigorous exercise. Signs and symptoms include fainting (syncope), shakiness, nervousness, sweating, dizziness or light-headedness,
sleepiness, confusion, difficulty speaking, anxiety, and weakness.Source: Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), supported by ORDR-NCATS and NHGRI.

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