I have always suspected that I had hypoglycemia (by which I mean the chronic kind, whatever that may be called). I have all the classic symptoms, as my mother says. I need to eat every 2-4 hours, otherwise I become very lethargic, even rude. That's on the outside - inside I feel hungry, nauseous, have a headache, etc. I once passed out in high school because I hadn't eaten enough one day. I recently had a "physical" for a life insurance policy. They took my blood around 10:30 a.m. on a Saturday. I had eaten breakfast only about an hour before, maybe up to two hours. My blood glucose was 61. I guess I have two questions. The first is whether I should get tested for anything like adrenal deficiencies or something else? The second pertains to diet. The advice I've gotten from those close to me is to eat protein, try to limit carbs, definitely keep sugar intake as low as possible. I agree with the sugar, but I have found that eating protein does nothing to curb my symptoms. I've tried nuts as snacks and various bean salads, vegetables...but I almost feel like they make it worse. Only when I eat something heavy in carbs do I feel better. Whole wheat toast, peanut butter with crackers, rice, etc. Am I making the hypoglycemia worse by eating carbohydrates? Thanks for any advice.