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Insulin shock

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
In theory: But i've never seen it in real life. It's mostly featured in tv shows and murder mysteries.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Opposite: Diabetic coma results from extremely elevated blood sugars. Insulin shock arises from severe hypoglycemia related to taking insulin.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Sugar: Patients with hypoglycemia severe enough to require a hospital will receive sugar in the IV in the form of dextrose, which is pretty much the same thi ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Give glucose: Either orally, if possible, or by injection. Or use an injection of glucagon, if available.

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