A 33-year-old male asked:
if u're a type2 diabetic on insulin and medicine, what would cause forgetfulness, disorientation, trouble finding words/understanding, hallucinations, not making sense, uncontrolled eye movements, etc?
is this normal - how can it b treated?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 24 years experience
11 viewsReviewed Jan 16, 2021
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Altered mental state: First must rule out hypoglycemia which would require immediate sugar administration and probable medication change.
If you glucose level is ok then you should ideally see a neurologist.
11 viewsReviewed Jan 15, 2021
Neurology 52 years experience
Hypoglycemia: AGREE WITH PRIOR DOCTOR ADVICE. I too believe that precipitous drops in blood glucose secondary to your medication regime, or extrinsic influences is causing your symptoms. See an endocrinologist, get blood testing, and adjust medication to deal with fluctuations.
10 viewsReviewed Jan 18, 2021
Last updated Jan 19, 2021
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