Non-neonatal hypoglycemia (peds)

DDX

  1. Ingestions (e.g. ETOH)
  2. Metabolic dz^
  3. Sepsis

^Save blood tubes b/f treatment

Treatment

Age Tx Def
<2mo D10W (glu <40)
2mo-8yrs D25W (glu <60)
>8yrs D50W (glu <70)

Dose all = 2mL/kg IV (may use 4mL/kg for D10W)

^recheck in all Q5min and repeat dose if low

See Also

Hypoglycemia (Neonatal)

Hypoglycemia