A 34-year-old member asked:
Why is dextrose solution injected to patients suffering from insulin shock?
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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 thing as glucose.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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