Equivalent to 1 piece of fruit. Made with 100% real fruit.
It may be used as a treatment of hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) as the long acting carbohydrate to maintain blood glucose levels.
Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) should be treated quickly and occurs if blood glucose levels are 4mmol/L or below or you have symptoms of low blood sugar.
Have 15 grams of quick acting carbohydrate such as: 6-7 jelly beans or ½ glass of soft drink/fruit juice or 15 grams of glucose tablets/gel, etc.
Wait 10 minutes and monitor blood glucose levels, and ensure they are above 4 mmol/L or when you start to feel better.
If the next meal is more than 20 minutes away then have 15 grams of long acting carbohydrates such as a fruit strap or a slice of bread or a glass of milk, etc (this may not be required if on an insulin pump).