Last Modified: 2:43pm 26/03/2021

Reduced Glucose (Carbohydrate) intake

  • Nil by mouth, nausea  and vomiting, gastroenteritis
  • Reduced appetite, irregular, smaller, delayed or missing meals
  • Unexplained interruption of parenteral or enteral nutrition (e.g blocked feeding tube) or feed intolerance
  • Discontinued enteral, parenteral nutrition or IV glucose infusion
  • Change in timing of usual largest meal of the day or feed regimen
  • Lack of access to usual between meal  or pre-bedtime snacks
  • Terminal illness/End of Life
  • Inadequate treatment of previous hypoglycaemia
  • Cognitive dysfunction/dementia/frailty