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How to help a combative diabetic adult to administer glucagen (glucagon)?
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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
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Diabetic patients with severe hypoglycemia can be a challenge because they often won't agree with you what the best course of treatment is.
As a rule, aim to give awake/conscious diabetic patients oral glucose (in any form - juice, pop, glucose gel, glucose tablets, candy, etc.). It will be easier to convince them to take that than a shot! save the glucagon injection for unconscious patients.

In brief: Very carefully!
Diabetic patients with severe hypoglycemia can be a challenge because they often won't agree with you what the best course of treatment is.
As a rule, aim to give awake/conscious diabetic patients oral glucose (in any form - juice, pop, glucose gel, glucose tablets, candy, etc.). It will be easier to convince them to take that than a shot! save the glucagon injection for unconscious patients.
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