The cause of very low sugar in the blood is found. According to researchers, hypoglycemia is genetic.
It can be caused by a disruption in the balance between the hormone insulin and sugar. Insulin lowers the level of sugar in the blood, this means low body functionality due to lack of enough energy.
They say that the condition is commonly with type 1 diabetes, when the patients inject too much insulin, miss a meal or drink alcohol.
Prof Stephen O’Rahilly, a Leed researcher says that there are actual pills that can be swallowed by humans and there could be a treatment in a year.