People with low blood sugar may be feeling
weak, sweaty with cold clammy skin, or displaying strange actions
or behaviour. This first aid lesson teaches students how to
recognise the symptoms of low blood sugar, and respond
This first aid lesson teaches students how to
recognise and respond to someone with low blood sugar. It also
covers diabetes, including the terms hypoglycaemia and
The lesson plan is split into suggested short
activities, such as a first aid scenario where the students take
turns to ask a ‘casualty’ questions, identify their symptoms and
apply appropriate treatment.
Find out more about how we can help
you get first aid into your school
Get more information about a diabetic
emergency in our first aid advice.
If you are having trouble downloading resources on this website,
it could be that you are using a browser which is not compatible,
such as Internet Explorer 11. Please try a different browser such
as Chrome or Firefox.