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Glucagon, a hormone that causes the liver to release glucose into the bloodstream, is available by prescription, and family members and close friends should be instructed on how to inject it. If you respond to treatment, you should consume some carbohydrate to replenish your body’s energy stores. If you do not respond to a glucagon injection in 15 to 30 minutes, your helpers should call for emergency assistance.

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