A 39-year-old member asked:
what is difference between diabetic and insulin coma?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney answered
27 years experience Palliative Care
Opposites really: These are common terms for the comas that occur with very high or very low blood sugars (glucose). They are treated quite differently as for diabetic ketoacidosis coma you give Insulin and fluids, while for an excess of insulin, we give glucose.
Answered on Jul 9, 2015
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