Hypoglycemia

Postprandial Hypoglycemia

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Postprandial Hypoglycemia, Reactive Hypoglycemia

  • Causes
  1. Post-surgical conditions with rapid gastric emptying
    1. Gastrectomy
    2. Gastrojejunostomy
    3. Pyloroplasty
    4. Vagotomy
  2. Fructose Intolerance
  3. Galactosemia
  4. Leucine sensitivity
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Excessive Insulin following rapid Glucose absorption
  2. Results from post-surgical rapid gastric emptying
  • Management