Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “GLUCOSE FAL to remember about the Risk Factors For Dehydration

G – Gastrointestinal Disorders: Conditions like gastroparesis can affect digestion, leading to hypoglycemia risk.

L – Liver Dysfunction: Impaired liver function can disrupt glycogen storage and glucose regulation.

U – Undernutrition: Inadequate food intake or malnutrition can result in low blood sugar levels.

C – Caffeine Overconsumption: Excessive caffeine can trigger blood sugar drops.

O – Overmedication: Using too much insulin or other glucose-lowering medications can cause hypoglycemia.

S – Skipping Meals: Missing regular meals can lead to low blood sugar.

E – Exercise Intensity: Vigorous physical activity can deplete glucose stores, increasing the risk.

F – Faulty Insulin Injection: Errors in insulin administration may lead to unexpected lows.

A – Alcohol Consumption: Drinking alcohol without food can induce hypoglycemia.

L – Low-carb Diets: Extreme low-carb diets may lower glucose levels.


⚡Mnemonic⚡: Risk Factors For Hypoglycemia

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department